Darlene D. Elliott, 77, of Smithfield, Virginia, passed away on Monday, Jan. 31, 2022 in Suffolk, Virginia.
She was born on Dec. 18, 1944 in Litchfield. She was the middle daughter of three to the late Irving (Babe) Deck and Stella E. (Neverdowski) Deck.
She graduated from Gillespie High School in 1963.
She was an avid animal lover. In all her years she has always had a dog. Her last dog, Buffy was always by her side. She enjoyed listening to Elvis Presley records and the oldies that played on the radio in her younger years.
She especially looked forward to her sisters and nephew from Illinois and Michigan coming to visit here every summer.
Darlene is survived by her husband, of 57 years, Anthony Edgar Elliott; son, Anthony R. Elliott; sisters, Dolores J. (Marvin) Day of Niles Michigan, Donna J. (Sam) Leonard of Litchfield, IL; two grandchildren, Shelby Elliott, Mary Elliott; two great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and her dog Buffy.
She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Gerald A. Elliott and nephew, Brian A. Day.
The family suggests memorials be made to Benld Adopt-A-Pet.
Parr Funeral Home of Suffolk, Virginia was serving the family.
Burial was in St. Luke’s Memorial Park in Smithfield, Virginia.
Online condolences can be made at parrfuneralhome.com.