Karen Lou Elliott, 53, of Jefferson City, died Sunday, January 9, 2011, at her home. She was born on June 18, 1957, in Jefferson City, the daughter of the late Morris Reeves and Ruby Ardella Forrester Elliott. Karen was an accounts payable clerk with Meyer Electric for 20 years. She was a former member of Cedar City Methodist Church. Karen loved spending time with her family, friends, and her pets. She also enjoyed music, gardening, fishing, and spending time in the country. Survivors include: one daughter, Carla Creed and her fiancÃ© Mike Rice, Centertown, Mo.; four grandchildren, Tylyn Creed, Hunter Creed, Austin Rice, Easten Rice; and two sisters, Sharon (Danny) Allen, New Franklin, and Frances (Jim) Nichols, Jefferson City, Mo. She was preceded in death by one sister, Beverly Elliott, and one brother, Wayne Elliott. Services will be 11 a.m., Saturday, January 15, 2011, at Dulle-Trimble Funeral Home with Pastor Joe Gray officiating. Memorials are suggested to the Karen Elliott Grandchildren's Education Fund. Those wishing to email condolences to the family may do so at the www.dulletrimble.com website.