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Judy Karen Elliott

July 11, 1948 - September 7, 2018


Judy Karen Elliott passed away on Sept 7, 2018 in Salem, Oregon. Judy was born in Salem in 1948. She graduated from the Oregon School for the Deaf and then attended Gallaudet University in Washington DC. She worked for the Oregon Department of Revenue and the Oregon School for the Deaf. She loved going on cruises (15) and snow birding to Wellton Arizona, but the biggest place in her heart was held by her family and friends. She was best known for her beautiful smile and generous love for others. She was the daughter of and predeceased by Ray Snelson and Frances (Chitwood) Rowles-Smith. She is survived by her husband of 32 years, Tyro Elliott, her daughter Ann (Esau) Hillman, son-in-law Mike, and grandsons Brody and Jacob. She also leaves her brother Greg Rowles and his wife Linda (of Beaverton, OR), nephews Colin and Kevin, her brother Gary Rowles (of Anchorage, AK), neices Jessica, Nicole, Alicia and nephew Bryce, along with many cousins.A Celebration of Life will be held at Salem Alliance Church on Monday, September 17th at 4:00 PM.

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