Luther “Sonny” Elliott, Jr., age 78, of Blountville, Tenn., went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at his residence. He was born August 13, 1941 in Alberta, Va., a son of the late Luther S. and Catherine Lewis Elliott. Sonny was a truck driver for over 35 years, having driven over 5 million miles. He was a member of Celebration Church.
Left behind to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 25 years, Gladys Elliott; children, April Elliott, Lisa Elliott, Amy Elliott, Sandra Tallman, David Orfield, and Kenny Orfield; sisters, Barbara Ann Brockwell, Virginia Fowler, Doris Lee Clary and husband Terry, Penny Braddy and husband James; several grandchildren and great grandchildren; one great-great granddaughter; several nieces and nephews; and special friends, Ernie and Jerry.
The funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, November 2, 2019 in the Weaver Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Robert Russell officiating. Burial will follow at Eastern Heights Cemetery. Pallbearers will be David Orfield, Kenny Orfield, Tommy Booher, Sean Simpson, Tom Staab and Clayton Mullins. The family will receive friends on Friday from 5 until 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be registered at www.weaverfuneralhome.net. Arrangements have been made with Weaver Funeral Home and Cremation Services.