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Harrell "Elliot" Whitton

Harrell "Elliot" Whitton

Male 1922 - 2008  (85 years)

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  • Name Harrell "Elliot" Whitton 
    Born 12 Aug 1922  Oklahoma, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 18 Jul 2008  Santa Barbara, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I22090  Whitton
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2019 

    Father William Jasper Whitton,   b. 23 Jul 1882, McKinney, Colin County, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 1952, Los Angeles, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Lella Bell Ballaw,   b. 1895,   d. 1968  (Age 73 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 1913 
    Family ID F11752  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Living 
    Children 
     1. Michael Elliott Whitton,   b. 3 Sep 1944, Los Angeles, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 May 2012, Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)  [natural]
     2. Living
     3. Living
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2019 
    Family ID F8819  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Elliott Whitton, 86, passed away peacefully in his home on July 18 with the help of Marian Hospice of Santa Maria and the loving care of his family.
      He was a singer soloist in Los Angeles and Orange Counties. Mr. Whitton was well known for his dynamic and powerful high-baritone voice spanning 70 years of concert Appearances for audiences large and small. Elliott Whitton won the Atwater-Kent audition for the Metropolitan Opera in 1952. He was lead soloist for the Capistrano Chorale residing in San Clemente, CA for 35 years before retiring to Santa Maria in 2005.

      A veteran of WWII Air Force, he was a loving husband and beloved father. He is survived by his devoted wife married 65 years, Iris Whitton of Santa Maria, his son Michael Whitton of Portland, Oregon, son Steve Whitton of Fullerton, California, daughter Mary Whitton of Salinas and four grandchildren.

      Elliott was a kind-hearted and loving man who will be missed greatly. He will be in our hearts forever. For all who knew him, we will listen to hear him singing from Heaven.