Carolyn Arleen Elliott

Funeral services for longtime Dolores resident Carolyn Arleen Elliott will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 17, at the Cortez Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, M Road Chapel.

Interment will follow at Lebanon Cemetery.

Carolyn was born June 1, 1947, in Cortez, the daughter of Clayton and Ann (Pugsley) Wilson. She passed away at Vista Grande Inn on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013, at age 66.

Loving to sew, Carolyn was a seamstress for 10 years at her shop Pins and Needles. She also loved to cook and garden, but spending time with her grandkids was what brought her the most enjoyment.

Carolyn is survived by her mother, Anna Wilson of Eugene, Ore.; children, Darren Elliott and wife, Delane of Las Vegas, Nev., Brett Elliott of Cortez, Teresa Montgomery and husband, Shannon Rowe of Arriola, Jason Elliott and wife, Sabrina of Cortez, and Rebecca Gallegos and husband, Jeremy of Cortez; 11 grandchildren and three great grandchildren; brothers, Jimmy Wilson and wife, June of Nebraska, Donny Wilson and wife, Merrily of Eugene, Ore., and Terry Wilson and wife, Karla of Grand Junction, Colo.

She was preceded in death by her father, Clayton Wilson; and brother, Clay Wilson.

Services are under the direction of Ertel Funeral Home. For information or to send condolences, go to the obituary section at