Karen Elliott

Wood River | Wednesday, April 14 2021 |

Karen Y. (Thompson) Elliott passed away on Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at Alton Memorial Hospital after a short but courageous battle with cancer.  Her husband and daughter were by her side.

Karen, the daughter of the late Charles Thompson and Edna Thompson-Rennauxlived in Wood River most of her life and was retired from Olin Corporation. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.  Karen, a kind and gentle person, was loved and adored by all who knew her. 

She is survived by her husband, Ray Elliott of Wood River; one daughter and her spouse: Carlotta and Jim Roady of Alton; five grandchildren:Jenesa and Anthony Maggart of Elsah, Branden and Tiffany Roady of Wood River and Ian Roady of Alton; three great-grandchildren: Taylor RoadyLeah Maggart and Emily Maggart; one sister, Beverly Hill of East Alton; one brother, Stanley Thompson of East Alton; and her Aunt, Vera Maxine Lynn of Missouri.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by siblings, Rogerand Betty; and her step-father, Glenn Rennaux.

Visitation will be 12-4 p.m. Sunday, Apr. 18 at Paynic Home for Funerals in Rosewood Heights. 

 Memorials may be made to the 5 A's animal shelter in Alton. 

An online guestbook is available at 

Obit Provided By:
Paynic Home for Funerals

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