Marcia Green Elliott

Monday, January 14, 1957 - Sunday, July 30, 2017

Remembering A Special Lady

Photo of Marcia Green Elliott  - 1957-2017

Canton  –  Marcia Faye Green Elliott, age 60, of Salem Lane, was indeed a beautiful  lady that will forever be remembered as someone that was loved by everyone that knew her.  On Sunday, July 30, 2017, Marcia passed away at her home and entered into her glorious heavenly place of peace.

Mrs. Elliott was born January 14, 1957 in Haywood County to the late David Rickman Green and the late Mae Mashburn Green. She was a lifelong resident of Haywood County and was a member of the 1975 graduating class of Tuscola High School.  She had been a dedicated employee of Eaton Corporation in Asheville. Marcia was truly a talented lady and artisian. Her handmade crafts, lovely unique jewelry and beautiful paintings were admired by everyone. Music  brought much joy to Marcia’s life and she also loved and cared about all animals. She truly had a giving heart, always putting others before herself. Marcia Green Elliott, was a lady of great courage, a lady whose family was the most important part of her life and a lady who will never ever be forgotten.

Surviving are her loving husband of 41 years, Johnny Elliott of Canton;  her daughter, Amber Dawn Elliott of Greensboro; a son, Jonathan Mark Elliott and his wife, Rachelle Haney Elliott of Canton; a grandson, Porter Quinn Elliott that was the light of her life;  her brother, Steve Green and his wife, Wanda Green of New Bern, NC;  her sisters,  Diane Gregory of Bryson City, Rose Knight and her husband, Roger Knight of Waynesville and Vickey Burchfield and her husband, Gary Burchfield of Canton.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, August 3, 2017 in the chapel of Crawford / Ray Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Canton.  Reverend Jonathan Blaylock will be officiating.  Burial will follow at Bethel Community Cemetery.  The family will be receiving friends at the funeral home from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Wednesday evening at the funeral home.

Memorials in Mrs. Elliott’s memory may be made to the Special Olympics Program of Haywood County ,c/o Tim Petrea, Waynesville Recreation Center, 550 Vance Street, Waynesville, NC 28786.

Crawford / Ray Funeral Home and Cremation Service is honored to caring for the Elliott family.

Condolences from family and friends

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Aunt Marcia, I love you so very much. You are at peace.... Uncle Johnny and Mark, I wish you nothing but love and healing thoughts... My thoughts are with you.... all my love... <3 ~Yvette
M Yvette Green
So sorry
Mavis Jenkins
We are truly sorry for the loss of your family's love one. May God be with you during this difficult time. We will be praying for all of you.
Charles and Rachel McGaha
I am so sorry to hear of your loss ! I remember her being very special to all you guys! I sadly only remember her from my childhood/teen age years but regardless I am so sorry for your family loss! Thought and prayers to the entire Green/Elliott family, close and distant!
Angela Holland Tinkham
My thoughts and prayers are with you during this time.
Sheri Dixon-Henson
I was saddened to hear the news. I worked with Marcia at Eaton and she was a very kind and generous lady. We are all praying for the family during this time of loss.
Brent Hall
Johnny, My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. I know how hard it is to lose someone you love. Marcia was always a very sweet, thoughtful, and talented person. May the memories of your 41 years together be a comfort now and in the days to come. I'm sorry that I won't be able to attend the visitation or funeral service. Just remember that all of us, who can't be there tonight and tomorrow, will be with you in spirit and will be keeping you and Mark in our thoughts and prayers. Love, Becky .
Becky Elliott -- Elon, N.C.
Johnny, Amber & Mark, Uncle Steve, Scott, Yvette, Lenny, and family, I am so sorry to hear about the passing of Marcia. I remember us spending the night up there with you guys several times growing up, and some of those are the best memories of my childhood. I just wanted to let you know that I would be thinking of you and hope you all find peace. Love, Brent Holland 130 Academy Street, Canton NC 28716
Brent Holland
Mark and Rachelle, Our hearts go out to you and your family. May God wrap his loving arms around you and keep you close. We love you and will be praying for you all. Sending our love.
Gail Williams
I am so sorry to hear about Marcia. We were very close friends in high school. My thoughts and prayers for Marcia's Family. May God give you strength through these sad days.
Kathy Swanger
Johnny, Amber and Mark my heart is saddened by your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with ya'll during this difficult time. May God wrap his arms around your family.
Tammy Mintz Smathers