In Memory of






Obituary for Luther Vernon "Vern" Elliott Jr.

Luther Vernon “Vern” Elliott Jr., 79 of Bloomington passed away on Monday October 24, 2022 at Richland Bean Blossom Health Care Center with his family at his side.

Vern was born November 18, 1942 in Petersburg, Indiana and was the son of the late Luther Vernon Elliott Sr. and Mabel L. (Hamm) Elliott.

Vern worked at Best Beers and later at Bloomington Shuttle. He was a fan of NASCAR and Indy Car and a proud member of the NRA.

Survivors include his wife, Bessie “Bess” Elliott; daughter, Julia Elliott-Felton (Jerry); son, Jeff Elliott; 5 sisters, Betty Messel, Joy Heller (Dennis), Jane Chamberlin (Herman), and Nita Bowlen (Jack); 3 grandchildren, Alexandra Terry (Matt), Taylor Elliott, and Bailey Boler (Makynzie); 6 great grandchildren, Eli Schnell, Cole Schnell, Bryn Terry, Bex Terry, Zaylee Campbell and Aura Campbell.

Vern was preceded in death by his parents; son, Tony Elliott; sister Vivian Peterman; and brothers-in-law, Paul Messel and Frank Peterman.

Services will be 1 pm Friday October 28, 2022 at The Funeral Chapel of Powell and Deckard. Burial will follow at Liberty Cemetery in Hendricksville.

Visitation for Vern will be on Thursday October 27, 2022 from 4-8 pm at The Funeral Chapel and Friday from noon until service time.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be given in Vern’s memory to the American Heart Association or the Parkinson’s Foundation.