August 1, 1932 ~ January 31, 2022

Born in: Bedford, Indiana
Resided in: Indianapolis, Indiana

Carol Lee Elliott, 89, of Indianapolis, passed away on January 31, 2022.  She was born in Bedford, IN on August 1, 1932, to the late Charles and Louisa (Watson) Johnson.  Carol graduated from Shortridge High School in 1950.  She worked at Indiana Gear, where she met her future husband, and later at RCA. Once her kids were older, Carol’s main job in life was taking care of her family.

Carol loved to cook and bake all kinds of goodies for her family.  She loved seeing the rabbits, squirrels, and birds playing and drinking from the fountain in her backyard.  She also was in a euchre club for 42 years with 8 friends.

She is preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, William Max Elliott; her parents, mentioned above.

Carol is survived by her son, Mark Elliott (who has been her primary caregiver for many years); her daughter, Marcie Willhite; 1 grandchild Ashleigh Gerbers, grandson-in-law Andrew Gerbers; 2 great grandchildren, Jordan Gerbers and Caleb Gerbers; as well as nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Indianapolis Zoo.

Visitation will be from 12pm to 1pm on Monday, February 7, 2022, at Legacy Cremation & Funeral Services, 5215 N. Shadeland Avenue, with a service to start at 1pm. Burial to follow at Memorial Park Cemetery, Indianapolis, IN.

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Visitation: February 7, 2022 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Legacy - Lawrence
5215 N Shadeland Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46226


Funeral Service: February 1, 2022 1:00 pm

Legacy - Lawrence
5215 N Shadeland Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46226


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  1. May each of you find courage to face tomorrow as you rest in the knowledge that we truly care about each of your needs and that we will be here to walk beside you in your journey of grief.

    Eddie Beagles and the staff of Legacy Cremation & Funeral Services

  2. To my beautiful Aunt Carol, you will be missed by all. We had some wonderful times together that I will always cherish. I loved being invited to come to your house and making memories. Rest with love.

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