Elliott, John Dexter

John Dexter Elliott
June 11, 1923 – November 13, 2009
John Dexter Elliott, of Prosper, Texas, age 86, passed away November 13, 2009 at his home in Prosper, Texas. He was born June 11, 1923 in Frisco to John W. and Mamie (Talley) Elliott. Dexter graduated in 1941 from Frisco High School. On October 20, 1944, Dexter married Mary Jo Carter in Denison, Texas. Dexter is survived by his wife of 65 years, Mary Jo (Carter) Elliott; daughter, Nancy Penland and her husband, David of Frisco, Texas; son, Mark Elliott and his wife, Sandra of Van Alstyne, Texas; six grandchildren, Heidie Maikranz and her husband, Jim of Rochelle, Texas, Alisha Barbera and her husband, Nathan of Plano, Texas, Julie Jones and her husband, Slaid of Seattle, Washington, Mandy Danielson and her husband, Jeremy of Allen, Texas, Leslie Penland of Frisco, Texas, and Paul Elliott and his wife, Shannon of McKinney, Texas; five great-grandchildren; sister, Winola Pearson and her husband, Bill of Frisco, Texas. Dexter is preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Harold, Charles, Bernice, Donald, and Robert Elliott; sister, Pauline Kappus; daughter, Jan (Elliott) Bolin. A Funeral Service will be held at the First United Methodist Church in Frisco on Tuesday, November 17, 2009 at 2:00 PM. Family and friends are invited to the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home in Frisco at their convenience on Monday to pay their respects and to sign the register book. The family will receive friends during a visitation on Monday evening from at 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM.
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