Kaye Jackson (Elliott), Chatham High School Class of 1965

Kaye Jackson Elliott, in her senior photo from the Chatham High School Class of 1965, (photo from the 1965 C.H.S. Cavalier yearbook).

Kaye Jackson Elliott
(1947–2012)


ELLIOTT, Vivienne Kaye Jackson, was born August 12, 1947, in Chatham, Virginia to Daniel McElheney and Vivienne Bullington Jackson and died on February 1, 2012. A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. February 6, in the chapel of the Virginia Veterans Cemetery in Amelia. Funeral arrangements through Woody Funeral Home.

Survivors include daughter, Carrington P. Donnelly and Catherine T. Kurdika; grandchildren T. Jackson Erhardt and Graceful P. Perkinson; stepdaughter, Susan K. Elliott and Amy L. Elliott. Also survived by her husband of 26 years, Milton J. Elliott III.

To define Kaye would be like attempting to bottle a ray of sunshine or capture the wind within the palm of one's hand. She possessed an indomitable will, and above all, a keen sense of humor — virtues that enabled her to overcome difficult times and as an inspiration for others. She enjoyed a career in radio for nearly 40 years. She believed her primary mission was to make others laugh. Kaye's relationship with the whimisical is well documented…. Nope that wasn't a heaven's quake. It was God's hearty laughter. Kaye just buzzed an archangel.

Note: See Kaye's tribute to her grandparents Bullington.


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