Jimmie Franklin Elliott

Jimmie Franklin Elliott, 83, of Stephenville died Sunday, March 4, 2012, at Arlington Memorial Hospital in Arlington. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, March 9, 2012, at Harrell Memorial Chapel under the direction of the Rev. John D. Shugart with burial to follow at Hanson Cemetery.He was a member of Proctor Baptist Church.He was born May 28, 1928, at Bertha Monroe to George Washington Elliott and Bertha Viola Monroe Elliott. He was preceded in death by two wives, Peggie L. Hale and Helen Chambers; four brothers; and two great-granddaughters.Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law, Sulynn and Bill Bledsoe of Arlington and Laura June and Tim Tinsley of Signal Mount, Tenn.; two sons and daughters-in-law, Jimmy Travis and Blanche Elliott of Austin and Daniel Hale and Kenna Elliott of Arlington; two stepsons, J.L. Chambers and Charles Chambers; three stepdaughters, Sherry Chambers Fleenan, Cathy Cambers Baker and Debra Chambers Wooldridge; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and a sister, Louise Steele of Dublin, Texas.He was an oil field contractor and spent much of his life in the Big Spring and Permian Basin area.