Myrtle Alene Elliott of Leasburg, Missouri was born to the union of Lee and Elsie (Rodgers) Imboden on October 27, 1922 in Vienna, Missouri and left from this life on Thursday, December 20, 2007 in Owensville, Missouri at the age of 85 years 1 month and 24 days. Myrtle was united in marriage to John Charles Elliott on October 11, 1943 in Buffalo, New York and to this union one son was born Ray Eugene. Myrtle retired after many years as a waitress having worked at the Mid-Way Restaurant and the Dutch Barn Restaurant both in Cuba, Missouri. She attended the First Southern Baptist Church of Leasburg. Her passions in life included gardening, canning, quilting, cooking and baking. If you went to visit her, you couldn't leave until after you had something to eat or a cup of coffee. Many will miss her sense of humor and her ability to be there for others. She was a good listener and a cherished friend to all who knew her. Myrtle is preceded in death by her parents Lee and Elsie (Rodgers) Imboden; husband John Charles Elliott; son Ray Eugene Elliott; two brothers Ray and Guy Imboden; two sisters Sylvia Rector and Tilda Laney; one nephew Arvil Owens; her special friend Alfred Phillips. Those who are left to cherish her memory and to continue her legacy are her brother Charles and wife Pearl Imboden of Bourbon, Missouri; sister Wanda Fleischmann of Belle, Missouri; a host of nieces and nephews, great-nieces and nephews, many friends. Visitation: Saturday, December 22, 2007 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at Britton Funeral Home 904 W. Washington St. Cuba, Missouri. Funeral: Saturday, December 22, 2007 1:00 p.m. at Britton Funeral Home with Rev. Terry King, officiating. Interment: Liberty Church Cemetery, Belle, Missouri.