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Lila Fowler Elliott: Green Sea

1930 – 2018

     Lila Fowler Elliott of Green Sea went home to be with Jesus surrounded by family members in Lower Cape Fear Hospice and LifeCareCenter, Whiteville, on Thursday, Feb. 1. She was 87.

     Born June 1, 1930 in Horry County, she was the daughter of the late James Gordon Fowler and Carrie Cordelia Powell Fowler and the widow of Madison Wayne Elliott.

     She is survived by two sons, Anthony Wayne Elliott and wife Joan of Green Sea and Gregory Gordon Elliott and wife Cynthia of Lexington; daughter in-law Phyllis Elliott Elvington and husband Charles of Fair Bluff; six grandchildren, Freddie, Jamie, Matthew, John Mark, Sean, Savannah; seven great-grandchildren, Summer, Megan, Haleigh, Hannah, Ethan, Anthony, Hall; and one great-great-grandchild, Aaiden.

     In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Terry Maxton Elliott; two grandchildren, Madison Hall Elliott and Angie Celeste Elliott; and two sisters, Lois Pearl Fowler and Ann Burroughs.

     She was a devoted life-long member of Green Sea Baptist Church. She loved her family, her Lord, and she dedicated many years of service through her work at Loris Community Hospital.

     Funeral services were planned for 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 3, in Green Sea Baptist Church, burial following in Green Sea Cemetery.

     Visitation was planned for the hour preceding the service in the church.

     In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Green Sea Baptist Church, P.O. Box 125, Green Sea, SC 29545 or to Lower Cape Fear Hospice and Life Care Center, 206 Warrior Trail, Whiteville, NC 28472.

     A guest register is available here.