Lake Charles American Press,
May 13, 1948:
H. A. Elliott, 63,
Dies; Funeral Set for Today
for Hartwell Allison Elliott, 63, of West Lake and resident of
this section for almost 50 years, will be held at 3:30 p.m.
today at the home of his son, Charles A. Elliott, 727 Lafitte
Burial in charge of the
funeral home will be in Goos cemetery.
Mr. Elliott, a contractor, who had been in ill health for
several years, died at 9 a.m. Wednesday when stricken with a
sudden heart attack while working on his new home, about seven
miles south of Sulphur.
Shreveport, he came to this area with his family in about 1900
and had resided in West Lake for the last 14
Survivors include his wife, Mrs.
Nellie Elliott of West Lake; three sons, Charles A. and
Hartwell, Jr., both of Lake Charles, Fred of West Lake; three
daughters, Miss Anelda Elliott of West Lake, Mrs. Eugene
Vincent of Sulphur, Mrs. Vernon Smith of Fields, La., and two
sisters, Mrs. Joe Trotter of Lake Charles and Mrs. Sybil
Terrell of Shreveport, and 12
Pallbearers will be
Charles Elliott, Fred Elliott, Croker Jeffers, Andrew Swice,
V. L. Hennington and H. C. Krause.