Mary Virginia Elliot, of Sarasota and formerly of Petoskey, Mich., died Nov. 5. She was 97.
Mrs. Elliott was born Sept. 15, 1914.
She was a member of St. Armands Key Lutheran Church, for which she was a Stephen minister; the Longboat Key Club; the Sarasota Rotary Anns; The Bay View Association, in Petoskey, for which she played on the croquet team; and The Saginaw Club in Michigan.
Mrs. Elliot was preceded in death by her husband, A. Paul Elliott, and son, David Hoyt Elliott.
She is survived by her sister, Peggy Jo May; daughter, Gretchen L. Cochran; son, Thomas K.; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Services were held Wednesday, Nov. 9, at Plymouth Harbor, Sarasota. Toale Brothers handled the arrangements.
Memorial donations may be made to the Plymouth Harbor Endowment Fund, 700 John Ringling Blvd., Sarasota, Fla., 34236.