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Stevie Joe Elliott 65 of Wiergate, Texas died on April 25, 2021. He was born on March 11, 1956 in Lubbock, Texas and was a longtime resident of Newton County and was a retired tugboat captain.

He is survived by his wife, Carolyn Cloud Elliott of Wiergate, Texas sons, David Elliott of Newton, Steve Elliott of Merryville, La. Brother, Paul Elliott of Newton, sisters, Betty Hopson of Wiergate, Diane Willey of Toledo Bend and June Haag of Newton and 8 grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Steve Elliott and Ollie Oldfield Elliott.

Funeral services will be on Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at 2:00 pm at Smith Funeral Home in Newton with visitation being on Wednesday from 10:00 am until service time at the funeral home.

Burial will follow at Weeks Chapel Cemetery in the Harrisburg Community in Jasper County.