Funeral services for Elaine Elium Jolliff, 79, West Plains, Missouri, will be at 2:00 p.m., Monday, May 7, 2012, in the Rose Chapel, Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
Mrs. Jolliff died at 4:35 p.m., Thursday, May 3, 2012, at Ozarks Medical Center. She was born June 1, 1932, at Charlotte, North Carolina, to Richard and Mary Sikes Elium. On January 31, 1952, she was married at Greenville, North Carolina to William Roger Jolliff who preceded her in death February 7, 2002. Before her retirement, Mrs. Jolliff was employed by the State of Missouri as a Supervisor in Child Protection Services and she enjoyed yoga and reading. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church and was a member of the First United Methodist Church Seekers Sunday School Class.
She is survived by five children, Roger G. Jolliff, wife, Mari, LaPlata, Maryland, DiAnn J. Tjon-Joe-Pin, husband, Robert, Spring, Texas, Mark R. Jolliff, wife, Yumi, Noshita, Japan, Mary Esther Rost, husband, David, West Plains, Missouri; and Moiria E. Seiber, husband, James, West Plains, Missouri; fifteen grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and two brothers, Clyde Elium, State of Pennsylvania and Bobby Elium, wife, Eleanor, Lynchburg, Virginia.
Her parents, husband, two sisters and one brother, precede her in death.
Visitation will be from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Sunday, May 6, 2012, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Jolliff Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to First United Methodist Church Ministry Fund and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.