Elliott Joshua Jefferson, – passed away peacefully at his residence while surrounded by loved ones on Thursday, August 22, 2019. He was 90 years old. Elliott is the beloved husband of Helen L. Bell; father of Marc E. (Felicia), and Stephen J. (Cindy) Jefferson; grandfather of Loryn T., Stephen F., and Jonathan L. Jefferson, all of Houston, TX; devoted uncle of Ragan (Michael) Collins; and brother-in-law of Della Ellison, Walter (Connie) Bell, Elaine, Pauline and Ruth Bell. He is preceded in death by his parents, Hattie Rowe and Albert Jefferson; and siblings, Albert, Benny, Calvin, Denton, and Farrell Jefferson, and Hattie Ruth Johnson.
Funeral services honoring Elliott will be held on Friday, August 30, 2019 at 10:00AM at Second Baptist Church-Sixth District, 4218 Laurel Street, New Orleans, LA. Rev. Dr. Samuel Gibbs, Jr., Pastor.
Visitation will be held from 9:00AM until the hour of service.
Interment will follow at Southeast Louisiana Veterans Cemetery, Slidell, LA.
Professional Services entrusted to Heritage Funeral Services located at 4101 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans, LA 70117.