Elizabeth J. Council
Published 12:00 am Tuesday, August 7, 2007
NORFOLK—Elizabeth Johnson Council, 84, died Aug. 3, 2007.
Mrs. Council was born on July 13, 1923, to the late James Frank Johnson and Olia Blythe Johnson.
Her husband, William J. Council, preceded her in death.
Survivors also include her daughter Loretta Felgentreu of Courtland; three sons, Billy Council and wife Dot of Sugar Hill, Ga., Bobby Council of Franklin, and John Council and wife Charlotte of Statesboro, Ga.; 10 grandchildren, Janet Stephens of Ivor, Kevin Felgentreu and wife Tracie of Suffolk; Jason, Dustin, Holly, Bethany, Autumn and Ethan Council, of Statesboro; David Rose and wife Alicia of Kenosha, Wisconsin, Dean Rose and wife Jennifer of Junction City, Kansas; 14 great grandchildren, Shane Stephens of Ivor; Alyssa and Aaron Felgentreu of Suffolk; Sheyenne Rose and Danny Campbell of Port Orange, Fla.; Nika Rose of Kenosha; Tiffany Rose Bailey, Brittney, and Michaela Rose of Nashville, Tenn.; Morgan, Connie, and J.T. Rose, Tevin and Jarod Geike of
Junction City; one great-great Granddaughter, LeAnn Bailey of Nashville; two sisters, Christine J. Ricks of Charlotte, N.C. and Evelyn J. Johnston of Wilmington, N.C. and a son-in-law John Felgentreu of Franklin.
She was a beloved aunt to several nieces and nephews. She also was fortunate to have been blessed with many special cousins.
Mrs. Council shared her joy of life and passion for baking with all her friends and family. She will be dearly missed by all who knew her and will live in our hearts forever.
A memorial service to celebrate her life will be held at 1
p.m. on Aug. 11 at Corinth Friends Meeting, 13494 Corinth Road, Ivor, VA 23866.
Visitation with family and friends will follow the service. Wright Funeral Home is assisting with arrangements.