Dr. and Mrs. Stephen Elliott celebrated their 50th Anniversary with family and friends at a reception held at First Baptist Church of Natchitoches April 18, 2021. Stephen and Mary Ellen were married at Jamestown Christian Church in Jamestown, Indiana in 1971 while Stephen was serving in the United States Army stationed at Fort Harrison.
Dr. Elliott is a retired professor of economics and finance at Northwestern State University. Mary Ellen has served as a Pink Lady at Natchitoches Regional Medical Center. Stephen and Mary Ellen are active members of First Baptist Church and have served for many years with The Gideons International.
Stephen and Mary Ellen have two children: Debbie and Dave Towns of Burleson, Texas, and John and Brandy Elliott of Natchitoches. They have seven grandchildren: Nicole, Melanie, Josh and Ben Towns; Rachel Towns Ryan (Mason); and David and Wade Elliott. They also have one great grandchild, John Ryan.