Sylvester Elliott, age 57 passed away on Tuesday, August 24, 2021 at Health Central Hospital in Ocoee, Florida. He was born in Smithfield, North Carolina, the son of Waddall and Janie Mae (Sanders) Elliott and served in the Army National Guard. He is preceded in death by both parents and his brother Johnny Lewis Holliday.
He attended Benson Chapel Church in his early life and was the youngest of 6 siblings. Sylvester graduated from Lake Wales High School. He was a hard worker for many years until his health declined.
He leaves behind to cherish his memory, wife Phenia (Ramsey) Elliott of Alabama; daughter Samantha Elliott Merriweather (Anthony), son Sylvester Elliott Jr. (Tiffany) both of Alabama, sisters Janie Surran (Jeffrey) of Louisville, KY and Georiga Elliott Gainey of North Carolina. Three brothers William Earl Sanders, of Four Oaks, N.C., Daniel Sanders of Benson, N.C., Wendell Elliott of Orlando, FL., and a host of nieces and nephews, relatives and friends. He will be dearly missed.
The memorial services will be held at Dobbs Funeral home on Friday, September 10, 2021 at 10:00 am.