In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the American Lung Cancer Association.
Rebecca Lou Elliston, age 60, of El Dorado Springs, MO, passed away with her mother by her side on Wednesday afternoon March 2, 2022, at her home in Carl Junction, MO, where she had lived the last 11 months with her brother Mark. Rebecca was born on August 17, 1961, in Columbia, MO, the daughter of Tom and Ruth (Allee) Elliston. Rebecca accepted the Lord in 1971 and was Baptized on November 14, 1971 at First Baptist Church, Webb City, MO. Rebecca attended Webb City High School. She then obtained her bachelor's degree from the University of Missouri, Columbia, as well as her Juris Doctorate degree in 1988. Becky married Bill Jordan in 1980, and to this union was born 1 daughter, Chandelle (Jordan) Frakes. She went on to marry Thomas Huff on September 18, 1993, and to this union was born a daughter, Jinger (Huff) Wright. Tom and Becky lived on their farm in El Dorado Springs since 1999. She enjoyed shopping, playing cards, camping, cooking, casinos trips, and spending time with friends and family. She opened her law office in Stockton in 1989, served one term as Cedar County Prosecuting Attorney, and 17 years as Public Defender, retiring in August 2018. She was passionate about law, and loved mentoring new attorneys.
Preceding Becky in death was her husband, Tom Huff. She is survived by daughters, Chandelle Frakes, and husband Caleb, and grandsons Joshua and Jordan of Carl Junction, MO; and Jinger Wright, and husband Jerry, and granddaughters Mallory and Avery, of Marshfield, MO; and stepdaughters Stacey Huff and granddaughters Charity and Charlee of El Dorado Springs, MO; and Nikki Frame and grandchildren Hunter, Clayton, Brenlee, and Bailee of El Dorado Springs, MO; parents, Tom and Ruth Elliston, siblings, Mark Elliston, Glenda Elliston (Kenny Drake), and Cynthia Rice (Bill) and many other family members. She was loved and will be missed by many.