Vada Eliott died May 24, 2012

Vada Ruth Elliott of Heber Springs died May 24, 2012, at the Baptist Health Medical Center.  Born in Heber Springs on October 24, 1934, she was 77. She was the daughter of the late Charles Russell and Mary Etta (Hall) Grant.
She is survived by her husband, Billy Ray Elliott of Heber Springs; one son, John Wayne Elliott of Little Rock; one daughter, Julie Johnson of Salina, Kan.; three brothers, Melvin Grant of Amarillo, Texas, Arkie Lynn Grant of Orange, Calif., and Billy Grant of Santa Barbara, Calif.; one sister, Lucille McKee of Dumas, Texas; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. She is also survived by other relatives and her many friends.
Visitation will be held May 29 at Olmstead Funeral Home from 6-8 p.m.
Graveside services and interment will be held May 30 at 2 p.m. at the Magness Cemetery with Rev. Tony Crisswell officiating.  Troy Johnson, Bill McKee, John Elliott, and Melvin Grant will serve as pallbearers.