June 27, 2016

Partly sunny

Barbara Jean (Gibbs) Elliott

Barbara Jean (Gibbs) Elliott, born August 1, 1926, in Medina, passed away in Mount Dora, Florida, after a short illness, Thursday, February 28, 2013. Her parents were Edward C. Gibbs and Mabel Deuble Gibbs.

She was married June 29, 1946, to high school sweetheart Russell (Ted) Elliott. She was a member of First Christian Church, Medina and Central Christian Church, Mount Dora, Florida. She was active in many volunteer groups; Fairview Park Ohio Hospital Junior Volunteers, King’s Daughters in Medina, Church Women United in Mount Dora, Florida, Mount Dora Center for the Arts in Florida, and many other church activities. She was interested in music and was a soloist in several church choirs.

She is survived by her husband, Russell (Ted) Elliott; and daughters, Marcia (Howard) Brownstein and Portia Russell; four grandchildren; and her sister, Miriam Dwyer.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the Mount Dora Center for the Arts, 138 E. 5th Ave, Mount Dora, FL 32757.