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February 12, 1991, The Daily Oklahoman, Page: 27
BAGLEY Charles ''Chuck'', went to be with the Lord Feb. 10, 1991. Born April 2, 1928 at Brownwood, Tx. He was a member of Cherokee Hills Baptist Church where he served his Lord. Survivors include his wife, Norma, Kelly and Beth Green, Jonathan and Taylor, Mobile, Al., Marvin and Cindy Adams of OKC, John and Estelle Elam, Texarkana, Ar., Lowell and Helen Adams, Fouke, Ar. and many nieces and nephews. Services 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, Cherokee Hills Baptist Church, interment Rose Hill Burial Park.

January 30, 1997, Peoria Journal Star, Page B5
LEWISTOWN — William J. Bainter, 56, of 8 Great Oak Lane died at 10:30 p.m. Tuesday Jan. 28, 1997, at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria. Born March 2, 1940, in Lewistown to Cecil L. and Margaret E. Krider Bainter, he married Patricia "Pat" ELAM on Jan. 1, 1960, in Lewistown. She survives. He also is survived by two sons, William J. "Jeff" of Canton and Jerry L. of Peoria; one daughter, Mrs. Dale (Rhonda) Miller of Inkon, Idaho; two grandchildren; four stepgrandchildren; six great-grandchildren; one brother, Robert L. of Quincy; and two sisters, Mrs. Dean (Nancy) Thompson and Mrs. Rossie (Joan) Heffren, both of Lewistown. He was a conductor with the Burlington Northern Railroad for the past 35 years. He was a Marine Corps veteran and a member of Lewistown VFW Post 5001. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Henry Memorial Home in Lewistown. The Rev. John Sims will officiate. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the memorial home. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery in Lewistown. Memorials may be made to Lewistown Rescue Squad or the Kirk Edwards Foundation, 600 SW Adams St., Peoria, Ill. 61602.

January 17, 1992, The Courier-Journal Louisville, KY, Page: 05B
LONDON -- Anna Ruth ELAM Bastin, 57, died Wednesday in Lexington. Her husband, Herman, survives. Funeral, 1 p.m. Saturday, House-Rawlings Funeral Home. Visitation after 6 p.m. Friday.

February 18, 1993, The Record, Northern New Jersey, Page: e04
ELEANOR ELAM BENNETT, 56, of Passaic died Monday. She was a member of Union Baptist Church, Passaic. Arrangements: Bragg Funeral Home, Passaic.

Tuscaloosa (AL) News, Sunday, June 4, 2000, p. 2B, col. 1-2
Tuscaloosa--Florence Ethel Elam Bracknell, 79, . . . died June 3, 2000 at DCH Regional Medical Center of respiratory failure. Visitation will be Sunday night 7-9 p.m. at Memory Chapel Funeral Home. Services will be Monday, June 5, 2000, at 11 a.m. at Memory Chapel with the Rev. Don Schulties of Woodhaven Nazarene officiating. Memory Chapel Funeral Home directing.
She is preceded in death by her husband William Bailey Bracknell; father, Oliver Houston Elam; mother, Rumie Mathis Elam; six brothers and three sisters. She was an LPN for 23 years in the nursery at Druid City Hospital./   . . . In life she was a loving mother, loving maw-maw and a
kind friend. She will be deeply missed by her earthly family but gladly accepted in
grace by Jesus Christ, her redeemer.

AGED CADDO WOMAN DIES THURSDAY NIGHT
Matilda Ann Bray, a resident of Bryan County for 34 years, died at her home in Caddo Thursday night at the age of 87 years. She had been ill two months.
Funeral services will be held at the Church of Christ in Caddo Saturday afternoon at 3 o'clock with Rev. M.D. Hartley officiating. Burial under direction of Gus Pool and Son, will be in Gethsemane cemetery.
The deceased was born in Cannon County, Tenn., Feb. 15, 1854. She was married in 1877 to C.N. Bray in Sharp county, Ark. The family moved from Arkansas to East Texas and came to Bryan county 34 years ago. Her husband, a retired farmer, survives her. She was a life-long member of the Church of Christ.
Other survivors are two sons, T.T. Bray, near Matoy, R.B. Bray, Marshall, Texas, one daughter, Mrs. Mary Smith, Caddo, one brother, J.M. ELAM, Cartwright, and Mrs. Cordelia Wyatt, Cartwright.

Matthew Chris Bullard, 20, Fishers, Ind., formerly of this area, died Dec. 26, 1993, in Kansas City. Services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Southside Christian Center Assembly of God Church; burial in Floral Hills Cemetery. Friends may call from 7 to 8:30 p.m. today at Newcomer's Floral Hills Chapel. The family suggests contributions to the church. Mr. Bullard was born in Kansas City and moved to Fishers in 1992. He attended Raytown South High School and Missouri Valley College, Marshall. He was a Navy veteran. He attended the church. Survivors include his mother and stepfather, Mary C. and Randy E. ELAM of the home; his father and stepmother, John A. and Connie Bullard of Kansas City; three brothers, John G. Bullard, Raytown, Andrew W. Bullard, Kansas City, and James M. ELAM of the home; his maternal grandparents, Chris and Dorothy Isariotis of Raytown; and his paternal grandparents, Gerald and Geneva Bullard of Kansas City.


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April 12, 1990, The Baton Rouge Morning Advocate, Page: 5-E
CAMPHELL, JUNIUS CAMEL Died 10:55 a.m. Monday, April 9, 1990, at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center. He was a native of Plaquemine and resident of Houston, Texas. Visiting at Roscoe Mortuary, Plaquemine, 2 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday. Religious services at Greater St. Mary Baptist Church, Plaquemine, 8 p.m. Thursday, conducted by the Rev. O. Dupuy. Burial in Sally Parker Cemetery, Plaquemine. Survived by a sister, Mrs. Idell ELAM, Plaquemine; a son, Howard Wilson, Washington, D.C.; a granddaughter, Gloria Bonton, Houston, Texas; two great-grandchildren, Adrian and Candy Boy, both of Houston, Texas; a brother, Johnny Camphell, New Orleans; three special nieces, Velma Drear, Estelle Williams and Mable Williams, all of Plaquemine; and a nephew, Hosey Drear, Plaquemine. He was a member and usher of Mt. Corinth Baptist Church, Houston, Texas, and later joined Greater St. Mary Baptist Church, Plaquemine. He was a member of Laboring Brothers Benevolent Society. Roscoe Mortuary, Plaquemine, in charge of arrangements.


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September 04, 1997, The Baton Rouge Advocate, Page: 8-A
DAY, CARL "POP" A resident of Greensburg, he was a lifelong cattleman and farmer. He died Tuesday, Sept. 2, 1997, at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center, Baton Rouge. He was 89, born Sept. 7, 1907, and a native of Tinus. He retired as parish supervisor with the Louisiana Office of Highways with 18 years of service. Upon graduation from Oakland High School, he was awarded a basketball scholarship to the University of Mississippi. He was a lifelong member of Center United Methodist Church. Visiting was at Charlet Funeral Home Inc., Clinton, 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. Wednesday. Visiting at the funeral home 9 a.m. until religious services at 3 p.m. Thursday, conducted by the Rev. Harold Babin and the Rev. Larry Robertson. Burial in Center United Methodist Church Cemetery, north of Greensburg. Survived by wife of 64 years, Rena Lee Day, Greensburg; two daughters, Sybil D. Smith, Jackson, and Daisy D. Callihan, Baton Rouge; a sister, Reba Duke, Clinton; two brothers-in-law and a sister-in-law, Horace "Buster" Lee, Greensburg, and Percy and Audrey Lee, Zachary; grandchildren, Carlene Smith Jackson and husband, Dicky, Live Oak and Wilson, Connie Smith ELAM and husband, Michael, Jackson, Gregory Day Callihan and wife, Michelle "Missy", Central, and Christopher Scott Callihan, Baton Rouge; great-grandchildren, Taura ELAM Fudge and husband, Joey, Warrenton, Mo., Matthew Michael ELAM and Adam Alexander ELAM, both of Jackson, Hunter Christian Callihan, Central, Richard Andrew Jackson and John Daniel Jackson, both of Live Oak; and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by parents, Mallie Pearson and Mary Ella Birch Day; three sisters, Dillie D. Smith, Gussie D. Butler and Lillie D. Sanchez; four brothers, Edgar Day, Fred Day, Kirk Day and Dewitt Day; a son-in-law, H.C. Callihan Jr.; and father-in-law and mother-in-law, George and Daisy Morgan Lee. Pallbearers will be Mike ELAM, Dicky Jackson, Gregory Callihan, Christopher "Scott" Callihan, Matthew ELAM and Thomas "Bo" Staples III. Honorary pallbearers are Joey Fudge, Adam ELAM, Richard Andrew Jackson, John Daniel Jackson, Hunter Callihan, David ELAM, Dr. Richard Rathbone, Dr. David Wall, Dr. James Hatcher and Dr. Milton Harris.

April 08, 1995, The Courier-Journal Louisville, KY, Page: 11A
Susie E. Devasher, 72, of 647 S. 44th St., died Thursday at Jewish Hospital. She was a native of Garland, Ark., a retired hospital supervisor for Illinois and a Baptist. Survivors: her husband, Clayton Devasher; two sons, Edward ELAM of Chicago and Gene ELAM; five grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Funeral: 1 p.m. Monday, A.D. Porter & Sons Funeral Home, 1300 W. Chestnut St. Burial: Green Meadows Memorial Cemetery. Visitation: 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Sunday.

December 20, 1995, The Baton Rouge Advocate, Page: 6-B
DREW SR., JUDGE R. HARMON Died Monday evening, Dec. 18, 1995, at his residence in Minden after a lengthy illness. He was 78, born Feb. 5, 1917, in Minden. He was a fourth generation judge descended from pioneer north Louisiana families. He was admitted to practice law in 1941, served as city attorney of Minden and assistant district attorney of the 26th Judicial District (Bossier and Webster parishes.) He was elected to three terms on the Democratic State Central Committee, two terms as city judge of Minden and two terms in the Louisiana House of Representatives. He was elected and served as the delegate representing Webster Parish at the Louisiana Constitutional Convention of 1973. He was a sergeant with the 13th Air Force Service Command and served in the Southwest Pacific Theater during World War II. Visiting was held at Roseneath Funeral Home, Minden, 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday. Memorial services at the funeral home at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, conducted by the Rev. T.W. Barnes and the Rev. William R. Bryant. Burial in Old Minden Cemetery. Survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Elizabeth Drew Weaver and Harold J. Weaver, Minden, and Caldwell Drew Colvin and James W. Colvin, Springhill; a stepdaughter, Sue Powell Kincaid, Burkburnett, Texas, and husband, Col. James Kincaid, U.S. Air Force retired; a son and daughter-in-law, Judge Harmon Drew Jr. and Jean T. Drew, Minden; eight grandchildren, Robert Drew White, Julia Caldwell White, Richard Harmon Drew III, Georgia Gentry Drew, James Malcolm Colvin, John Harmon Colvin, Susan Lee Fite and James Harold Weaver; two nephews, Richard Drew Carey, Minden, and Dr. Thomas Drew Carey, Ruston; a niece, Katie Carey Sims, Houma; and friend and housekeeper, Mamie L. Johnson. Preceded in death by first wife, Margaret ELAM Drew; second wife, Chloe Waters Powell Drew; parents, Judge Harmon Caldwell Drew and Lucille Grigsby Drew; and a sister, Katie Drew Carey. Pallbearers will be Harry Stahl, Bob Dickson, Sam Walker, Charlie Odom, Carroll Toms, Deputy Steve Fomby, Marshal John Walker Sr., and Judge John C. Campbell. Honorary pallbearers are David Williams, Norman McGuire, Parey P. Branton, Harry McInnis Sr., Warren E. Dietrich, Cecil P. Campbell, Jack Howe and the Webster Parish Bar Association. He graduated from Minden High School in 1933, attended Kemper Military Institute, Louisiana Tech and LSU Law School. He was a charter member of the Minden Jaycees, charter member and past president of Minden Civitans, past post commander of the VFW, member of the American Legion and past president of Minden Riding Club. In 1976, he was named alumnus of the year from Sigma Nu Fraternity at Louisiana Tech. In 1977, he was honored as Minden's Man of the Year. He spent 41 years assisting those recovering from alcoholism. He was a Presbyterian. Memorial donations may be made to Minden's Alpha House, or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.


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April 17, 1991, The Sacramento Bee, B5
Mr. Elam, 76, died of cancer Tuesday morning in his Sacramento home. The New York state native moved to Sacramento with his parents 70 years ago and was a graduate of Courtland High School. He later joined Sacramento Wheel Service and worked 45 years as a mechanic before retiring in the early 1980s. Mr. Elam is survived by his wife of 53 years, Ellen; children, Glenn Ellen "Kay" Armstrong, Jo Anne Webb, Barbara Mary Elam and Donald Norman Elam, all of Sacramento, and Dorothy Lynn Fineren of Healdsburg; a sister, Agnes Ensley, and a brother, Jabez Elam, both of Sacramento; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that any remembrances be made to Hospice Care of Sacramento Inc., 2007 O St., Suite 100, Sacramento, 95814.

July 28, 1993, The Courier-Journal Louisville, KY, Page: 04B
MOREHEAD -- Mattie Jewell ELAM Easterling, 65, West Liberty, died here Monday. Her husband, Gerald, survives. Funeral, 1 p.m. Thursday, Northcutt & Son Home for Funerals. Visitation after 5 p.m. Wednesday.

December 27, 1992, The Courier-Journal Louisville, KY, Page: 04B
WEST LIBERTY -- Ada ELAM, 80, Insko, died Friday in Morehead. Her husband, Bennie, survives. Funeral, 1 p.m. Monday, Potter Funeral Home.

June 25, 1993, Peoria (IL) Journal Star Page: C9
Albert O. ELAM, 89, of Beechwood Health Care Center in Pekin, formerly of 312 S. Saratoga St., Peoria, died at 11:54 a.m. Thursday, June 24, 1993, at Pekin Hospital. Born Jan. 10, 1904, in Blanchard to James Mack and Nellie Jenkins ELAM, he married Etta M. Simmons on June 7, 1927, in Vienna. She survives in Pekin. Also surviving are four sons, Leslie of Huntsville, Ark., Romie and Jim, both of Washington, and Kenneth, formerly of Creve Coeur; one sister, Wilma Hart of Waterford, Mich.; 13 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Two sisters and four brothers preceded him in death. He was a machinist at Caterpillar Inc., retiring in 1953. He later was a minister in the Southern Baptist church. He was a member of Laramie Street Baptist Church in Peoria. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Parkview Cemetery in Peoria. The Rev. Bill Williams will officiate. There will be no visitation. Arrangements are by Endsley & Son Funeral Home, 1417 S. Stanley, Peoria. Memorials may be made to any charity.

July 05, 1991, The Courier-Journal Louisville, KY, Page: 06B
BEREA -- Alice Rae ELAM, 57, died here Thursday. Her husband, Donald, survives. Funeral, 1 p.m. Saturday, Crestview Holy Sanctuary. Visitation at the church after 1 p.m. Friday. Lakes Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Sept 28, 1970
Funeral services for Allen Elam, 77, Rt. 3, Corinth, were held Sunday, Sept. 27, at 2 p.m. at the Lone Oak Baptist Church. Officiating were the Revs. Hardy West and Lester Spencer. Interment was in the Lone Oak Cemetery. Coleman Funeral Home had charge of arrangements. Mr. Elam died at 5:30 a.m., Sept. 26, at St. Joseph's hospital in Memphis. He had been ill for about two weeks. He was born in Alcorn County and was a member of the Baptist Church. Mr. Elam was a former elected bailiff and a deputy sheriff in Alcorn County. He was a retired sawmiller and farmer.
He leaves his wife, Mrs. Lillian Potts Elam, Corinth; four sons, David Elam, Bobby Elam, Kenneth Elam and Russell Elam all of Corinth; five daughters, Mrs. Carolyn Kiddy and Mrs. Wanda Nash both of Corinth; Mrs. Hatties Wilhite, Mrs. Lottie Warren and Mrs. Vernice Drewry all of Memphis,
Tennessee; one sister, Mrs. Mattie Studdard, Corinth; 14 grandchildren and six great grandchildren.

Allen Ray Elam, 70, of Chandler, Okla., died Thursday, Sept. 9, 1999.
He was a native of the Piney Community, son of the late William Richard and Mary Lynn Harless
Elam, served in the U. S. Army where he was a cannoneer with the artillery, and was preceded in
death by two sisters, Dora Mae Wurst and Luise Horten.
Survivors include seven daughters, Ellen Elam of Chandler, Okla., Shelia Money of California,
Wanna Elam and Donna Elam, both of Oklahoma City, Okla., Rita Khouri of Israel, Tammy
Hendricks of Moore, Okla., and Chrystal Sinor of Missouri; two brothers, Richard Elam of Lemon
Grove, Calif., and Dan Elam of Knoxville; one sister, Mamie Manning of Van Buren; and seven
grandchildren. Funeral was at 3 p.m. Monday, Sept. 13, at Baggerley-South Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Todd Scoggins officiating. Burial was at Smith Cemetery in Moore, Okla.

January 03, 1991, The Courier-Journal Louisville, KY, Page: 04B
JACKSON -- Andrew ELAM, 31, died Wednesday in Vancleve in a car wreck. His wife, Connie, survives. Funeral, 2 p.m. Friday, Breathitt Funeral Home.

June 10, 1997, Cincinnati Enquirer (Ohio), Page: B1A
Anna ELAM, 82, a retired printer for R.L. Polk, died Saturday. Survivors include a son, Dr. Robert ELAM of Providence, R.I.;a daughter, Nancy Rump of Latonia; five grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Everett ELAM. Visitation is 10 a.m. to noon and the service is noon today at Swindler and Currin Funeral Home in Latonia. Burial will be in Mother of God Cemetery in Covington. Memorials can be made to American Cancer Society, Northern Kentucky Unit, 2055 Dixie Highway, Suite 326, Fort Mitchell 41011.

RICHMOND (VIRGINIA) TIMES-DISPATCH, 12 March 2000
Anne V. Elam, 87, of Richmond died Thursday March 2, 2000. She was the daughter of the late Travis and Flora Elam of Louisa County and was preceded in death by her sister, Alice O. Elam. Miss Elam was a member of Northminster Baptist Church. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m.
Sunday March 12, in Hillcrest Cemetery, Louisa, Va. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made
to Northminster Baptist Church, 3121 Moss Side Ave., Richmond, Va. 23222. Arrangements by the Central Chapel of Bennett Funeral Home.

Arthur E. ``Gene'' ELAM, 63, Rayville, MO, died Friday, September 8, 1995, at Liberty Hospital, Liberty, MO. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Monday, Septem - ber 11, at Thurman Funeral Home, Richmond, MO; burial in New Hope Cemetery, north of Hardin, MO. Friends may call 7-8 p.m. Sunday, September 10, at Thurman Funeral Home, Richmond, MO. Memorial contributions may be made to Liberty Hospital Oncology Department.

February 21, 1999, The Commercial Appeal Memphis, TN
GUYS - A. W. Elam, 71, retired farmer, died of respiratory failure Saturday at Methodist Healthcare-McNairy Hospital in Selmer. Services will be at 2 p.m. today at Shackelford Funeral Home in Selmer with burial in New Hope Cemetery near Michie. He was a member of New Hope United Methodist Church. Mr. Elam, the husband of Betty Elam, also leaves three daughters, Donna Williams of Burnsville, Miss., and Judy Moore and Patsy Britton, both of Michie; two sons, Danny Elam of Selmer and Ricky Elam of Guys; three brothers, James Ralph Elam of Iuka, Miss., and Gerald Elam and Joe Elam, both of Selmer, and five grandchildren.

December 10, 1991, The Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Page: 23
Barney Chester ELAM of Weston in Collin County, a retired farmer, died Saturday at a Dallas hospital. He was 75. His wife, Doris ELAM of Weston, survives, and area survivors include, a son, Larry ELAM of Hurst. Funeral: 2 p.m. today at First Baptist Church in Weston. Burial: Cottage Hill Cemetery in Celina in Collin County.

April 17, 1991, The Courier-Journal Louisville, KY, Page: 08B
HYDEN -- Benjamin Russell ELAM, 17, died Monday in Wooton from injuries suffered in a car wreck. His mother, Janice ELAM, survives. Funeral, 3 p.m. Thursday, Dwayne Walker Funeral Home. Visitation after 4 p.m. Wednesday.

January 03, 1999, The Commercial Appeal Memphis, TN
JACKSON - Betty Dodd ELAM, 69, homemaker, died of cancer Friday at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital. Services will be at 2 p.m. Home with burial in Ridgecrest Cemetery. Mrs. ELAM, the wife of Robert E. ELAM Jr., also leaves a daughter, Elizabeth Lyn Clement of Jackson; two sons, Bobby ELAM of Jackson and Stephen D. ELAM of Knoxville, and a grandson. The family requests that any memorials be sent to the American Cancer Society in Jackson.

February 05, 1994, Dayton (Ohio) Daily News, Page: 3B
ELAM, Bonnie R., 51, of Dayton, Thursday. Services 1 p.m. Monday. (Tobias, East Third Street)

April 07, 1995, The Courier-Journal Louisville, KY, Page: 09B
LEXINGTON -- Burnell ELAM, 79, died here Wednesday. Funeral, 1:30 p.m. Saturday, W. R. Milward Mortuary-Southland. Visitation after 5 p.m. Friday.

Date: March 28, 1999, The Commercial Appeal Memphis, TN
HUNTINGDON - Catherine Elam, 75, homemaker, died of heart failure Thursday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Huntingdon. Services will be at 3 p.m. today at Clark Street Baptist Church, where she was a member, with burial in Humbles Cemetery. Dilday Funeral Home has charge. She leaves a son, James Elam of Oklahoma City, and two grandchildren.

Charles D. ELAM, 75, Kansas City, KS, passed away Thursday, May 15, 1997, at Bethany Medical Center. Graveside services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 21, at Maple Hill Cemetery. Mr. ELAM was born July 19, 1921, in Kansas City, KS. He was a lifelong resident of Kansas City, KS. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was a self-employed lawn care provider. Survivors include one brother, Russell ELAM, Sr., Kansas City, KS, and nieces and nephews. (Arrangements: Simmons Funeral Home)

September 24, 1990, The Courier-Journal Louisville, KY Page: 03B
WEST LIBERTY -- Charles Edward ELAM, 69, Grassy Creek, died here Saturday. His wife, Dorothy, survives. Funeral, 1 p.m. Monday, Grassy Lick Baptist Church. Visitation is at Potter Funeral Home.

November 24, 1990, The San Diego Union-Tribune, A-6
Obituary: Services for Charles M. Elam, 78, of Lakeside, were yesterday in Greenwood Mortuary. Burial was in Greenwood Memorial Park. He died Sunday in a hospital. Mr. Elam was native of Kansas, lived in the county 56 years and was an auto salesman for Drew Ford. Survivors include his wife, Edythe of Lakeside; a son, Milton M. of Spring Valley; a daughter, Marilyn Duvall of Lakeside; seven grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

August 07, 1996, Dayton (Ohio) Daily News, Page: 2B
ELAM , Charles P., 84, formerly of 1205 Church Lane, Franklin , Monday at Barbara Park Nursing Home. Services 7 p.m. Thursday. (Eaton-Anderson, Franklin)

December 28, 1994, The Baton Rouge Advocate, Page: 18-A
ELAM, CHARLES RICHARD "DICK" Died Tuesday, Dec. 27, 1994, at North Oaks Medical Center, Hammond. He was 66, a native of St. Charles, Va., and a resident of Springfield. He was a retired Hammond Motors manager. Visiting at Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home, Ponchatoula, 6 to 10 p.m. Wednesday and after 8 a.m. Thursday. Religious services at the funeral home chapel at 10 a.m. Thursday. Interment in Carter Cemetery, Springfield. Survived by wife, Ramona Coats ELAM, Springfield; five daughters and five sons-in-law, Ruth and James Moore, Wilmer, Ala., Charlotte Martin and Bobby Mack, Susan Martin and David Poche and Jodie and Mike Wall, all of Springfield, and Phyllis Penalber and Gary Smith Jr., Pumpkin Center; 15 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren; a sister, Helen Cavalier, Donaldsonville; a brother, Kenneth "Bo" ELAM, Springfield; many nieces, nephews and friends. Preceded in death by parents, Emmett A. and Ruth Baker ELAM; a brother, Ed ELAM; two sisters, Betty Norfleet and Ruby Golden; and a son-in-law, Don Wall. He was president of Tangipahoa Parish Shriner's Club, member of a Masonic lodge, Freedom Worship Center, French Settlement, and actively involved in community activities.

January 01, 1994, The Courier-Journal Louisville, KY, Page: 16A
RICHMOND -- Cheryl Ramsey ELAM, 37, Lexington, died there Thursday. Her husband, Danny, survives. Funeral, 1:30 p.m. Monday, Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home. Visitation after 3 p.m. Sunday.

July 16, 1991, The Courier-Journal Louisville, KY, Page: 04B
BEREA -- Chester ELAM, 81, died Sunday in Jackson. His wife, Ressie, survives. Funeral, 1 p.m. Wednesday, Crestview Holy Sanctuary. Visitation at the church after 1 p.m. Tuesday. Lakes Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

Chester R. ELAM Sr., 74, Kansas City, Kan., died June 9, 1992, at Bethany Medical Center. Services will be at 3 p.m. Friday at Simmons Chapel; burial in Maple Hill Cemetery. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the chapel. The family suggests contributions to a memorial fund for Chester ELAM Sr. Mr. ELAM was a lifelong Kansas City, Kan., resident. He was a custodian for the Shawnee Mission School District, retiring in 1981. Survivors include his wife, Ruth L. ELAM of the home; two sons, Chester R. ELAM Jr., Kansas City, Kan., and Anthony R. ELAM of the home; four daughters, Martha Cansler, Harrisonville, Bernice Merryman, Urich, Mo., Linda Clampitt, Mission, and Lois Summers, Kansas City, Kan.; a sister, Mary Wilson, and two brothers, Russell C. ELAM and Charles D. ELAM, all of Kansas City, Kan.; 11 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.

September 08, 1998, Dayton Daily News
ELAM, Clinton W. Jr. "Mooch," 44, of Waynesville, Sunday in Columbus. Services 1 p.m. Thursday, First Baptist Church, Waynesville. (Stubbs-Conner, Waynesville)

June 13, 1996, The Kansas City Star, Page: C4; C5
Daniel ``Pops'' ELAM, 83, Prairie Village, KS, passed away Wednesday, June 11, 1996, at his home. Funeral services will be 2:30 p.m. Friday, June 14, at D.W. Newcomer's Sons Overland Park Chapel, 8201 Metcalf; burial in Johnson County Memorial Gardens. Friends may call 6:30-8 p.m. Thursday, at the chapel. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society and the American Diabetes Association. Mr. ELAM was born September 24, 1912. He was a realty specialist, Kansas City District, Corps of Engineers. He worked for them most of his life retiring 18 years ago. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge and the Ararat Temple. He was a 3 & 2 Baseball Coach. He was a member of St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church. He served in WWII. He was preceded in death by his mother, father, and his wife, Louise ELAM. Survivors include his sons, Patrick ELAM, Prairie Village, KS, and Michael ELAM, Boston, MA; two sisters, Ruth Mayo, Shreveport, LA, and Mary Johnson, Kansas City, MO; and a granddaughter, Paula ELAM, Overland Park, KS. (Arrangements: D.W. Newcomer's Overland Park Chapel)

December 28, 1991, The Courier-Journal Louisville, KY, Page: 13A
WEST LIBERTY -- Deed C. ELAM, 78, died here Friday. Funeral, 2 p.m. Sunday, Potter Funeral Home. Visitation after 6 p.m. Saturday.

July 19, 1995, The Courier-Journal Louisville, KY, Page: 04B
WEST LIBERTY -- Denzil Lee ELAM, 80, died here Monday. His wife, Effie, survives. Funeral, 11 a.m. Thursday, Potter Funeral Home. Visitation after 6 p.m. Wednesday.

The Journal-News (Hamilton OH) Monday, February 21, 2000, Page A2
Donald R. Elam, age 61, of Hamilton died on Saturday, February 19, 2000 at his residence. He was born on January 3, 1939 in Middletown, Ohio, the son of Arthur and Ella (Watson) Elam. He served in the United States Army from 1960 to 1964. He was married on October 16, 1975 in Covington, Kentucky to Glenda Sizemore who survives him. He worked for 30 years at Diamond International until his retirement in 1994. He was a member of the Vineyard Church of Franklin.
He is survived by his wife, Glenda Elam; two sons, Mark Christopher and his wife Amy Elamon of Franklin, Ohio and Donald Ray and wife Nicole Elam, Jr. of Middletown, Ohio; two brothers, Sam Elam and Danny Elam both of Middletown, Ohio; a sister, Ruby Whitman of Middletown, Ohio; grandchildren, Emily Elizabeth, Allison Amber, Caroline Christen, Nathaniel Dale and Savannah Paige Elam; and many loving nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, James Elam, Russell Elam and Jeffrey Elam. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, February 22, 2000 at 2:00 p.m. at Kowalk Funeral Home-Rose Hill Chapel. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon.

September 15, 1992, The Daily Oklahoman, Page 24
ELAM Doris I., 65, of Okla. City, passed away Sunday, Sept. 13, 1992. She was born Dec. 9, 1926 in Wamack, Illinois to Louis Owen and Ruth Eva Nelson. She lived in Nebraska, The Philippine Islands and Hawaii, and then back to Okla. City in 1975. She was a bookkeeper for Ed Grier V.W. She was of the Episcopal faith. She was a loving, outgoing person with many friends. She will be missed and always remembered as a people person. She married Glen ELAM, October 31, 1946 in Columbus, Kansas. Survived by husband, Glen, of the home; a son and daughter-in-law, David and Carolyn E. ELAM of Denver, Co.; a daughter and son-in-law, Joyce and Roland Pierce of Misawa, Japan; a sister, Betty Sprouse of Washington state; a half-brother, Louis Wilson of Centralia, Il.; 6 grandchildren. Services will be Thursday, Sept. 17, 1992 at 11:00 a.m., graveside at Memorial Park Cemetery. Rev. Thomas L. Haifley will officiate.

September 27, 1998, The Evansville (IN) Courier
ELDORADO, Ill. -- Dorothy Lucille Elam, 65, died Saturday morning at Ferrell Hospital. She was a resident of Fountain View Nursing Home. Surviving are two sisters, Barbara Barnes and LaVerne Kingston, both of Eldorado; two brothers, Ronnie Elam of Harrisburg and Russell Elam of Marion; and nieces and nephews. Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Reed Funeral Chapel, with burial in Sunset Lawn Cemetery in Harrisburg. Friends may call from a.m. to service time Monday at the funeral home.

June 30, 1990, The Courier-Journal Louisville, KY Page 11A
Dorsie ELAM, 72, Cannel City, died Thursday in Morehead. Funeral, 2 p.m. Sunday, Redeemed Baptist Church in Caney. Visitation at the church after 4 p.m. Saturday. Herald & Stewart Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

April 04, 1995, The Courier-Journal Louisville, KY, Page: 04B
MOREHEAD -- Ed ELAM, 74, died here Monday. His wife, Ottist, survives. Funeral, 3 p.m. Thursday, Northcutt & Son Home for Funerals. Visitation after 2 p.m. Tuesday.

February 18, 1991, The Courier-Journal Louisville, KY, Page: 05B
MONTICELLO -- Edison ELAM, 77, died here Saturday. Funeral, 2 p.m. Monday, Hickey & Son Funeral Home.

Edith L. Elam, sister of Carol Lankutis of Litchfield, died Thursday, August 13, 1998, in Kenosha Hospital and Medical Center, Kenosha, Wis. She was 69 years old on April 9. Mrs. Elam, of Pleasant Prairie, Wis., had resided in the Kenosha area since 1948. She was an active member of the Knosha First Baptist Church and a volunteer at the Kenosha Animal Shelter. Her hobbies included traveling to most of the 50 states and snowmobiling. She was born in Litchfield, a daughter of Robert W. and Amelia Smith Watkins, and attended schools here. She married Donald R. Elam on October 20, 1945, in Litchfield. He survives. Surviving also are sons, Ronald G. Elam of
     Pleasant Prairie, Rodney G. Elam of Kenosha; a brother, William of Mississippi and two other sisters, Dorothy Cancio of Bakersfield, Calif., and Mary Tigner of Bolivia, Tenn. Services were held in Kenosha with burial in Sunset Ridge Cemetery. Bruch Funeral Home in Kenosha was in charge of arrangements.

WASHINGTON, S.C. - Mr. Edward Elam, 85, of Maryland, formerly of Chester, died Friday, August 21, 1998, at Washington Hospital Center in Washington.  Funeral arrangements will be announced by King's Funeral Home in Chester.

CLEVELAND COUNTY (AR) OBITUARIES, August 11, 1926
MRS. E.F. ELAM IS DEAD AFTER LINGERING ILLNESS
  Mrs. E.F. Elam of this place died Thursday afternoon after an illness extending over a period of several months.   She is survived by her husband, four children, Rhea and Tiny
Woolford and Marguerite and Charles Edward Elam; three brothers, Geo. Offutt of Fordyce, E.B. Offutt of Rison and John Offutt of Kingsland; one sister, Mrs. Cal Hargus of Shreveport, La., and a
host of other relatives and friends.   Mrs. Elam was a member of the Kingsland Methodist church. Funeral services were conducted at the Methodist church Friday afternoon by the Rev. B.F. Musser of Rison. Interment was made in the Kingsland cemetery.

Florence Times Daily Newspaper - Florence, Lauderdale Co., AL 3/1/89
ELAM, Elmer W., 2/28/89, Florence, AL, Tri-Cities Mem'l Gards

January 30, 1999, St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Emma Elam, 86, died Thursday. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Donnell-Wiegand Funeral Home in Greenville. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the First Christian Church of Greenville. Burial in Mount Auburn in Greenville. Memorials to Lincoln Christian Seminary.

The State Journal-Register Springfield, IL , Page 14
Dec. 19, 1984, Warren Sentinel-Leader And Stockton Herald -News
Mrs. Emma Alice Elam, 82, of Warren, died Wednesday, Dec. 12 in the Monroe Nursing Home, Monroe, Wisconsin after a long illness. She was born in Mulberry Grove to William E. and Martha (Pasley) Bingham. she married Joel Marion Elam on Sept. 2, 1922, in Greenville. She was a member of the Liberty Baptist Church of Mulberry Gove. She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Fred (Wilmath) Pash, Warren; two grandchildren and four great-granchildren. Funeral services were conducted by Rev. Charles Terpenning of the Warren Methodist Church, 1:30 p.m., Friday, Dec. 14, 1984, at the Bartell Funeral Home, Warren. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and nine brothers and sisters. Burial was in Elmwood Cemetery, Warren.

Eric J. ELAM, 18, of Mount Auburn died Sunday at St. Mary's Hospital in Decatur. Survivors: mother, Sandra Matlock and stepfather, Gail atlock, of rural Mount Auburn; father, Rennie ELAM and stepmother, Christine ELAM, of Riverton; grandparents, Virgil Harter of Mount Auburn, Mary Lou Harter of Riverton and Rose ELAM of Taylorville; a sister, Karen ELAM of Niantic; two stepbrothers, Natham ELAM of Rverton and Derek Matlock of Altamont; a stepsister, Gayla Kuhns of Mason; and several cousins, aunts and uncles. Services: 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dawson and Wikoff Funeral home, Mount Auburn. Burial: Mount Auburn Cemetery.

January 22, 1991, The Courier-Journal Louisville, KY, Page: 04B
FRANKFORT -- Eric James ELAM, 15, died here Sunday. ELAM's father, Richard ELAM, and mother, Diane O'Hare, survive. Funeral, 10 a.m. Wednesday, Harrod Bros. Funeral Home. Visitation after 2 p.m. Tuesday.

Ethel ELAM, 95, central Kansas City (MO), died Aug. 30, 1992, at Park Lane Medical Center. Graveside services will be at 1:45 p.m. Friday at Memorial Park Cemetery, Kansas City. Friends may call from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Friday at the Watkins Brush Creek Chapel. Mrs. ELAM was born in Scott, Ark., and had lived in Kansas City since 1927. She was a member of the True Vine Baptist Church. Her husband, Charles ELAM, died in 1986. Survivors include a grandson.

October 17, 1995, Peoria Journal Star Page: A8
PEKIN -- Etta M. ELAM, 84, of 2220 State St. died at 10:25 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 15, 1995, at her residence. Born May 11, 1911, in Simpson to Richard and Rebecca O'Brian Simmons, she married Albert ELAM on June 7, 1928, in Johnson County. He died June 24, 1993, in Peoria. Surviving are four sons, Leslie and Kenneth, both of Huntsville, Ark., and Romie and James, both of Washington; 13 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. She was a member of Laramie Street Baptist Church in Peoria. Graveside services will be at 10:45 a.m. Wednesday at Parkview Cemetery in Peoria. The Rev. Bill Williams will officiate. Visitation will be from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Remmert Funeral Home in East Peoria.

February 17, 1999, The Daily Oklahoman
ELAM, Euma Nancy, 91. Services Friday (Sevier).

December 11, 1996, The Record, Northern New Jersey. Page: l08
EVELYN OLIVE ELAM of Teaneck died Saturday. Before retiring in 1990, she was a transcribing typist for New York City, where she worked for 31 years. She was a member of the Church of Intercession, New York City, and Local DC-37. Arrangements: Brooks Memorial Home, Yonkers, N.Y.

November 06, 1992, The Courier-Journal Louisville, KY, Page: 06B
CORBIN -- Everett "Bud" ELAM, 76, died here Wednesday. His wife, Carlene, survives. Graveside service, 11 a.m. Saturday, Phelps Chapel Cemetery. Visitation at Vankirk Funeral Home after 6 p.m. Friday.

April 20, 1990. The Sacramento Bee, B5
Memorial services for F. Leland "Lee" Elam, 82, a retired free-lance writer and photographer for national agricultural journals and a former publicity director for the State Fair and local county fairs, will be at 1 p.m. Saturday in Andrews & Greilich Chapel, 3939 Fruitridge Road. Mr. Elam, who died Wednesday in a local convalescent hospital, worked as a free-lance journalist for 56 years. He also served as a staff photographer and writer for The Sacramento Bee in the 1940s and was an editor and writer for Big Farmer and Dairyman magazines. Mr. Elam served as publicity director for the Dixon and Sacramento county fairs during the late 1950s and '60s and was supervisor of publicity and public relations for the California State Fair and Exposition in the mid-1960s. A lifelong Sacramento County resident, he was born and raised in Elk Grove, where he attended Elk Grove High School. He was a member of the California Writers Club. Mr. Elam is survived by his wife of 62 years, Margaret; children, Richard G. Elam of Fort Bragg, Barbara J. Day of Woodland and Dorothy M. Zehr of Manchester, Iowa; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

SAN DIEGO - Fern (Elam) Arnold, 74, of San Diego, formerly of Winfield, died June 26, 1999, in San Diego.  Her body was donated to the University of Southern California Medical School.         Arnold was born Oct. 21, 1924, in Thayer. She lived and attended school in Winfield.  Her husband, Percy Arnold, preceded her in death.  Survivors include a son, Frank Harris; six brothers, Joe Elam, Winfield, Wayne Elam, Arthur Elam and Herbert Elam, all of Missouri, Earl Elam, Georgia, and Harley Elam, Wichita; and a sister, Patricia Rockhold, Arkansas City.

April 22, 1993, Peoria Journal Star, Page C6
Ferris W. "Bud" ELAM, 72, of 119 Benarr Ave., Fort Walton Beach, Fla., formerly of Peoria, died at 12:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 21, 1993, at Methodist Medical Center in Peoria. Born Sept. 4, 1920, in Peoria to Ferris E. and Clara E. Federmeyer ELAM, he married Lillian Chaney on Feb. 4, 1946, in Peoria. She died Oct. 14, 1988, in Barron, Wis. One brother and one sister also preceded him in death. Surviving are four sons, Ferris E. of Fort Walton Beach, Jackie L. of East Peoria, Charles E. of Bartonville and John A. of Barron; four sisters, Clara Lane of East Peoria, Lilian Vickery of Florence, Ala., Frieda Parrott of Peoria and Frances Gartton of Bonner Springs, Kan.; and 11 grandchildren. He was a World War II Army veteran. He was a machinist at Caterpillar Inc. for 17 years and later worked at Keystone Steel & Wire Co. for 10 years. He owned a resort in Chetek, Wis., and worked as a machinist at Wright Products in Rice Lake, Wis., retiring in 1980. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Davison-Fulton Bartonville Chapel, where visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday. Burial will be in Lutheran Cemetery. Memorials may be made to any charity.

April 17, 1999, The Augusta Chronicle
Mr. Frank Elam Jr., 55, of 16 Celon St., died Monday, April 12, 1999. The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Sunday at Republican Grove Baptist Church, Edgefield, S.C., with the Rev. James Thomas officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Mr. Elam, a native of Edgefield County, was a member of Republican Grove Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife, Mable Elam; three sons, Ronnie Williams, Aiken, and Daryl Thompson and Marcus Thompson, both of Boston; a daughter, Charlene Elam, Boston; his father, Frank Elam Sr., Edgefield; two brothers, Robert R. Elam Sr. and Floyd Elam, both of Dorchester; five sisters, Jeanette Scurry, Nancy Miller, Fannie M. Johnson and Mary Strom, all of Edgefield, and Allene Andrews, Pensacola, Fla.; six stepbrothers, James Morgan, New York, Clarence Martin, Trenton, S.C., and Shep Martin, Eddie Martin, Willie Martin and Eugene Martin, all of Edgefield; a stepsister, Rosa West, Johnston, S.C.; and 16 grandchildren. Pallbearers will be cousins. The family will receive friends at the residence of Frank Elam Sr., 513 Silver Bell St., Edgefield, and at Blalock's Funeral Home, Edgefield, after 10 a.m. today.

December 29, 1992, The Courier-Journal, Louisville, KY Page: 04B
RICHMOND -- Genrose ELAM, 74, died Sunday in Lexington. Her husband, Jim, survives. Funeral, 11 a.m. Wednesday, Turpin Funeral Home. Visitation after 4 p.m. Tuesday.

April 17, 1991, The Sacramento Bee, B5
GLENN C. ELAM RETIRED AUTO MECHANIC. Graveside services for retired auto mechanic Glenn C. Elam will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in Mount Vernon Memorial Park, 8201 Greenback Lane.

CITY POLICE LT. SUCCUMBS AT 47
Grady Ervin Elam, a lieutenant on the Corinth Police Department, died Saturday at 3:30 p.m. after a heart attack. He was 47. Elam was a member of the Tennessee and Mississippi Sheriff's Association
and the Mississippi Law Enforcement Association. He had served on the city force for 12 years and was a veteran of World War II. Funeral services were held today at 10:30 a.m. at Coleman
Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Duall Corbitt and the Rev. Grant Clark officiating.
Burial was in Forrest Memorial Park. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Willard Essary Elam; a son,
Duran Elam of Corinth; a daughter, Mrs. Mike Grier of Corinth; a brother, L.V. Elam of Corinth; a half brother, L.D. Wooley of Michigan and a half sister, Mrs. Betty Jones of Corinth.

July 13, 1994, The Courier-Journal Louisville, KY, Page: 04B
WEST LIBERTY -- Haden ELAM, 84, died here Tuesday. Funeral, 10 a.m. Thursday, Herald & Stewart & Halsey Funeral Home. Visitation after 5 p.m.

August 25, 1993, The Daily Telegraph London, Page: 17
HIS HONOUR HENRY ELAM, who has died aged 89, was one of London's most senior criminal judges. Henry Elam was born in London on Nov 29, 1903, and educated at Charterhouse and Lincoln College, Oxford. He was called to the Bar by the Inner Temple in 1927, and in early years worked indefatigably on the Western Circuit. In 1937, he was appointed one of the youngest junior prosecuting counsel at the Old Bailey, and during the Second World War served as deputy judge advocate in the RAF. Afterwards he worked his way up the hierarchy of prosecutors, becoming second senior prosecuting counsel in 1950. Unlike most full-time prosecutors, he occasionally appeared for the defence - notably in 1952, when he acted for John Thomas Straffen, the strangler of children who had escaped from Broadmoor to kill again. When Straffen was found guilty as a sane man, Elam successfully battled behind the scenes to persuade the Home Secretary to grant a As a barrister, Elam took immense pains to teach his pupils the arts of advocacy. When he was elevated to the bench no fewer than 27 of his former pupils turned up to the party in his honour. Elam also sat as a part-time judge from 1946, as Recorder successively at Poole and Exeter, and then as deputy chairman of West Kent Quarter Sessions. It came as no surprise when, in 1953, he was appointed a permanent judge as deputy chairman of the London Sessions - a post which was translated into a circuit judgeship by the 1971 Courts Act. "He was never arrogant," a court clerk who used to sit with Elam recalled. "He would always make a point of explaining his reason for a sentence, and he was particularly kind with the accused's family if they gave evidence in mitigation of guilt." After retiring in 1976, Elam devoted more time to his beloved fly fishing; and as age took its toll on his legs he had to use a specially designed boat. He also relished his role as secretary of Our Society, a dining club for lawyers, doctors, writers and actors, where lawyers speak off the record about their more sensational cases. Henry Elam married first, in 1930, Eunice Matthews, who died in 1975; they had a daughter. He married secondly, in 1975, Doris Horsford. Fenton Bresler writes: Henry Elam was the finest example of a criminal judge of the old school. He was courteous yet never, like so many of the present generation, bland. There was never any doubt in whose courtroom one found oneself at London Sessions (later Inner London Crown Court), in its courthouse near Elephant and Castle. Well over six feet tall, Elam possessed a strikingly individual voice, which, with its drawn-out vowels, was often affectionately imitated in the barristers' robing room. He could be stern in his sentencing when necessary, but obviously preferred, whenever possible, to be compassionate. He was tolerant of human frailties. I remember one case where I had (rightly) persuaded a client to admit his guilt in a case on Elam's list, confident that Elam would put him on probation - but then the case was switched to the court of another, less humane judge, and the man was sent to prison for an unwarranted 21 months. Elam's charm was that of a bygone era. He once interrupted a trial to tell the jury he had just received a note that Ann Jones had won Wimbledon. He was a human being on the Bench.

December 27, 1991, The Courier-Journal Louisville, KY, Page: 05B
BOWLING GREEN — Hobert Vernon ELAM, 57, died here Wednesday. His wife, Leona, survives. Funeral, 2:30 p.m. Friday, J. C. Kirby & Son Funeral Home. Visitation after 11 a.m. Friday.

Homer G. Elam, 92, of Winchester (KY), formerly of Morgan County, died Friday Mar.11 2000 in Winchester Center for Health and Rehabilitation.  Mr. Elam was born May 27, 1907, in Morgan County, a son of the late T. G. and Louisa Oney Elam.  A son, Harold Gardner Elam, also preceded him in death.  He was a retired merchant at West Liberty, and a member of the Christian
Church at West Liberty.  Surviving are two sons, Dean Elam of Winchester, and Richard Elam of
Nicholasville; a daughter, Susan Jasper of Whitehouse, Texas; 11 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.  The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday at Herald & Stewart & Halsey
Funeral Home at West Liberty by the Rev. Arlie Nickell. Burial will be in Lacy Cemetery at Lacy Creek.  Friends may call after 6 p.m. today at the funeral home.

March 10, 1990, The Courier-Journal Louisville, KY, Page 13A
Howard Burns "Bill" ELAM Sr., 67, Route 1, West Liberty, died Thursday in Lexington. His wife, Ingeborg, survives. Funeral, 2 p.m. Sunday, Herald-Stewart-Halsey Funeral Home. Visitation after 2 p.m. Saturday.

November 13, 1994, The Courier-Journal Louisville, KY, Page: 08B
WEST LIBERTY -- Inez Mae ELAM, 87, formerly of Morgan County, died Saturday in Louisville. Funeral, 10 a.m. Monday, Potter Funeral Home. Visitation after 4 p.m. Sunday.

March 27, 1994, The Courier-Journal Louisville, KY, Page: 10B
WEST LIBERTY -- James Anthony ELAM, 31, Cannel City, died Friday in Lexington after an illness. Funeral, 11 a.m. Monday, Redeemed Baptist Church, Caney. Visitation at Herald & Stewart & Halsey Funeral Home after 2 p.m. Sunday.

May 07, 1999, The Commercial Appeal Memphis, TN
JAMES EDWARD ELAM, 49, of Memphis, retired salesman for Delta Wholesale Liquor, died of cancer Wednesday at his home. Services will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Memphis Funeral Home Germantown Parkway Chapel with burial in Memory Hill Gardens. He was a member of Centra Christian Church and a graduate of University of Memphis. Mr. Elam, the husband of Carol Elam, also leaves two sons, John Eric Elam of West Memphis and Jason Evan Elam of Memphis; his mother, Clara Brommer Holton of Memphis, and a brother, Rick Elam of Hilliard, Ohio.

April 07, 1990, The Courier-Journal Louisville, KY, Page: 13A
April 07, 1999, St. Petersburg Times
ELAM, JAMES ELWOOD "WOODY," 63, of St. Petersburg, died Monday (April 5, 1999) at home. Born in Lee City, Ky., he came here in 1975 from Verona, Ky. He retired as a building contractor and was a Navy veteran. He was Protestant. He was past master of Nitram Masonic Lodge 188, past patron or Bethlehem OES Chapter 169, a member of the Scottish Rite Egypt Shrine Temple, Tampa, and a lifetime member of VFW Post 6827, St. Petersburg. He was a member of the Kentucky Colonels, the Sheriffs Association and the National Rifle Association. Survivors include his wife of 10 years, Charlene J.; a daughter, Teresa A. Householder-Elam, St. Petersburg; his mother, Edna Elam, Verona; a stepson, Chris A. Garmon, Texas; three sisters, Darlene Higgins, Viola Morris and Norma Jean Rollins, all of Verona; four brothers, David, Louisville, Ky., and Bobby, Johnny and Donald, all of Verona; and six grandchildren. Anderson-McQueen Funeral Homes & Cremation Tribute Center-Bobbitt Chapel, St. Petersburg.

Janrose J. ELAM, 73, died Wednesday in Corbin. Her husband, Everett, survives. Funeral, 2 p.m. Sunday, Ellison Funeral Home. Visitation after 6 p.m. Saturday.

The Oak Ridger (TN) 24 Jan 2000
JESSIE DENVER ELAM, 86, of Clinton, died Friday, Jan. 21, 2000, at his home. Mr. Elam owned and operated Armstrong Floor Covering in Clinton for 20 years. Earlier, he had worked as a knitter at Magnet Mills for 26 years. He was born Jan. 17, 1914, in Barbourville, Ky., the son of
David and Alice Poff Elam. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He is survived by his
brother, Barney Elam of Dallas, Texas; two sisters, Mary Blanton of Ohio and Bonnie King of Baughman, Ky.; his brother-in-law, Terry Webber Sr. and his wife, Mary, of Clinton; his sister-in-law, Jean Curnutt and her husband, Troy, of Clinton; and by several nieces and nephews. His wife, Zelma Lee Webber Elam, and several brothers and sisters died earlier. A graveside
service was to be held at noon today, Jan. 24, at Sunset Cemetery in Clinton with the Rev. Sam Dean officiating. Members of the East Tennessee Veterans Honor Guard were to conduct military rites. Holley-Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton is handling arrangements.

Services for John E. Elam, of rural Smithboro, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday in Ripperdan Schildknecht Funeral Home, Mulberry Grove, with the Rev. Darryl Bolen and the Rev. Oley Lawson officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Gilead Cemetery in rural Greenville. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today in the funeral home. The family suggests memorials be directed to the Smithboro Baptist Church. Mr. Elam died Tuesday, October 27, 1998, in Utlaut Memorial Hospital, Greenville. He was 69 years old on March 10, and an Army veteran of World War II. He was a truck driver with Teamster Local 50, Belleville, until he retired. He was affiliated with the Baptist
     Church. He was born in Walker, Ill., a son of Roy and Minnie Wright Elam. He married Melva Clanton on February 13, 1949, in Pocahontas, Ark. She survives.  Surviving also are sons, John Eugene Elam of Smithboro, Henry Ervine Elam of Waverly, Tenn., Herbert Guy Elam of Frankfort; daughters, Pamela Marie Elam of Pocahontas, Ill., Mona Marlene Miller and husband Kent of Hagarstown; sister, Betty Stewart and husband Raymond of Beardstown; eight grandchildren, two step grandchildren and four great grandchildren. A half brother, Jewell Larimer, preceded
     him in death.

RICHMOND TIMES-DISPATCH, 5 April 2000

ELAM John Stuart Elam, 81, of Chase City, died Sunday, April 2, 2000 at his residence. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Margaret Hudgins Elam; two daughters and their husbands, Betty and Walter Vermilya of Richmond, Va. and Peggy and Jerry Sneed of Houston, Texas; seven
grandchildren, Mimi Keel Farr, Bill Keel II, Grant Keel, Scott Keel, Heath Sneed, Martha Sneed and Emily Sneed; two stepgrandchildren, John and Walter Vermilya; seven great-grandchildren, Johnathan, Elizabeth and Ashley Sneed, Paul Underwood, Matthew Shuster, Joshua Farr and Tristan Keel; and one sister, Mary E. Dunn of Baskerville, Va. Mr. Elam was a graduate of VPI in 1940; a member of Masonic Lodge #119, Chase City, where he served as marshall and past master; he was also past district deputy grand master for the 28th masonic district.  He was a member of ACCA Temple, Richmond, Va., the South Hill Shrine Club,  Danville Scottish Rite, Royal Arch of Victoria, Va., member and past patron of Chase City Chapter #3147 Order of Eastern Star, a 50 year member of  American Legion Post 43, the VFW Post 8228, lifetime member of Chase City Chamber of Commerce, citizen of the year 1996, member of American Gem Society and Watchmakers Guild, past president and lifetime director of Arrowhead Gun
Club and a certified N.R.A. fire arms instructor. He was a World War II veteran, retired as Lt. Colonel. He served as mayor for the town of Chase City from 1965 to 1974. He was owner and operator of Elam’s Jewelry for 54 years and was a member of First Baptist Church. The family
will receive friends at Newcomb Allgood Davis Funeral Home on Wednesday, April 5 from 7 to
8:30 p.m., where funeral services will be held on Thursday at 2 p.m. with the Reverend Gene Burris officiating. Burial will follow at Bethany Baptist Church Cemetery in Baskerville, Va. with masonic and military rites.

September 24, 1924, Iola Daily Register (Allen County)
LaHarpe, Sept 24 - Mr. Joseph Franklin ELAM died Tuesday morning about 5 o'clock at his home here after a long illness. The funeral services were held this morning at 10 o'clock from the Baptist church with Rev. McDonald Thompson of Ottawa officiating, and the body was shipped to Moreland, Okla for internment.

Services for Kathleen J. Elam, of Taylor Spring, will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday in Hough and Sons Funeral Home with Bill Baughman officiating. Burial will be in Witt Cemetery. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. today in the funeral home. The family suggests that in lieu of flowers, memorials be directed to the Taylor Springs Fire Department. Mrs. Elam died at 3:35 a.m. Tuesday, September 21, 1999, in her home.  She was 62 years old on June 22. She worked as a waitress for the Canton Inn and the Moonlight Y. She also was owner and operator of Elam's Towing for more than 28
     years. She was born in Witt, a daughter of William and Anita Striegel Shelton. She married Richard A. Elam Sr. on June 11, 1953, in Taylor Springs. He survives.  Surviving are daughters, Debbie Jones and husband Jim of Hillsboro, Pam Guinn and husband Bill of Donnellson, Ranee Elam of Taylor Springs, Jodi Huber and husband Doug of Coffeen; a son, Dick Elam Jr. and wife Mona of Hillsboro; brothers, Louie, Leroy and Charlie Shelton, Denny and Herbert Jacobs; sisters, Shirley Adams, Dottie O'Neil, Darlene Christian, Charlotte Shelton and Helen Shelton; 11 grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Preceding her in death were brothers, Billy Shelton, Vernon Jacobs, Bobby Jacobs; sisters, Violet Jacobs and Hazel Shelton; and one grandson,
     Jordan Michael Jones in 1996.

January 25, 1999, The Commercial Appeal Memphis, TN
COLDWATER - Kathy A. Elam, 51, formerly of Hernando, homemaker, died of complications from surgery Friday at UT Bowld Hospital in Memphis. Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Brantley-Phillips Funeral Home in Hernando with burial in Hernando Memorial Park Cemetery. She was a communicant at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Hernando. Mrs. Elam, the wife of Ken Elam, also leaves a daughter, Kaye Elam of Baton Rouge, La.; a son, James K. Elam of Hernando; her mother, Lorene Smith of Coldwater, and her sister, Sue Kennell of Springfield, Mo.

October 19, 1995, The Baton Rouge Advocate, Page: 8-D
ELAM, KENNETH JACK "BO" Died Tuesday, Oct. 17, 1995, at North Oaks Medical Center. He was 72, a native of Carbon, Ky., and resident of Springfield. Visiting at Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home, Hammond, after 11 a.m. until religious services at 2 p.m. Thursday. Interment in Carter Cemetery, Springfield. Survived by wife, Doris Juanita Coats ELAM, Springfield; three sons, Kenneth B. ELAM, Springfield, and Mark and Jimmy ELAM, both of Pumpkin Center; a daughter, Julie Arnold, Springfield; 11 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren; and a sister, Helen Calvalier, Donaldsonville. Preceded in death by parents, Emmet and Pearl Chadwell ELAM; a granddaughter, Brittney ELAM; two brothers, Dick and Ed ELAM; and two sisters, Betty Norfleet and Ruby Golman.

October 01, 1994, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Page: A11
ELAM: LaVonne B., 65, of Seattle, Sept. 23.

September 13, 1993, The Courier-Journal Louisville, KY, Page: 04B
November 11, 1998, The Knoxville News-Sentinel
Elam, Lee D., 13, 1004 Lincoln Drive, Madisonville.

CORBIN -- Lee Willard ELAM Sr., 89, died here Sunday. Funeral, 2 p.m. Tuesday, Vankirk Funeral Home. Visitation after 6 p.m. Monday.

THE NEW ERA 1899-1909, Winston Herald, Obits - Winston Co., AL
Nov.24, 1899
In memory of LILA DOROTHA daughter of Mr. and Mrs. ELAM, who died the 7th of Oct.1899 at the age of 7 months and 18 days.

March 11, 1999, The Idaho Statesman
Lila Smith Elam, 98, Boise, died Tuesday at home. Services will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Morris Hill Cemetery. Services are under the direction of Summers Funeral Home.

August 01, 1990, The Courier-Journal Louisville, KY Page: 07B
Lonnie ELAM, 81, Route 1, Insko, died here Tuesday. His wife, Ressie, survives. Funeral, 1 p.m. Friday, Lakefront Church of God. Visitation at the church after 2 p.m. Wednesday. Potter Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

November 17, 1992, The Kansas City Star, Page: B3
Louise C. ELAM, 81, Kansas City, Kan., died Nov. 15, 1992, at Providence-St. Margaret Health Center. Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Simmons Chapel; burial in Maple Hill Cemetery. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the chapel. The family suggests contributions to the Louise C. ELAM memorial fund in care of Mid-American Bank & Trust Co., 55th Street and Kansas Avenue, Kansas City, Kan. Mrs. ELAM was born in Arkansas and lived in Kansas City, Kan., most of her life. She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Kansas City, Kan. Survivors include her husband, Russell C. ELAM of the home; five sons, Russell F. ELAM and Kenneth R. ELAM of La Cygne, Kan., Robert W. ELAM and Lawrence R. ELAM of Kansas City, Kan., and Charles E. ELAM, Osawatomie, Kan.; six daughters, Lorene Detlefson, JoAnn James and Marlene Nichols of Kansas City, Kan., Mary Koontz, Belton, and Carroll Stewart and Sharon ELAM of Olathe; two brothers, Joe Santmyres, Independence, and Jack Santmyres, Lavonia, Ga.; three sisters, Emma Halbert, Merriam, Irene Barnes, Nevada, Mo., and Virginia Owens, Hollywood, Calif.; 44 grandchildren; and 61 great-grandchildren.

Florence Times Daily Newspaper - Florence, Lauderdale Co., AL
ELAM, Luther Allen, 5/13/94, 5/12/94, Tuscumbia, AL (see 5/14), Tri-Cities Mem.

September 13, 1993, The Courier-Journal Louisville, KY. Page: 04B
Madison Gayle ELAM, 67, Lexington, formerly of Louisville, died Friday at Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Lexington. He was a native of Lexington, an Army veteran of World War II and a member of Lynn Acres Baptist Church. Survivor: a sister, May L. Plovanich of Talala, Okla. Funeral: 10 a.m. Tuesday, Arch L. Heady Southern Funeral Home, 3601 Taylor Blvd. Burial: Evergreen Cemetery. Visitation: 2-9 p.m. Monday.

October 04, 1992, The Baton Rouge Sunday Advocate, Page: 13-B
ELAM, MAGGIE MOORE Died 6:57 a.m. Friday, Oct. 2, 1992, at Lane Memorial Hospital, Zachary. She was 66, a native of McNairy County, Tenn., and a resident of Jackson. She was a retired employee of East Louisiana State Hospital, with 22 years of service. Visiting at Second Baptist Church, Jackson, 1 p.m. until religious services at 2 p.m. Sunday, conducted by the Rev. Billy Perry. Burial in Second Baptist Church Cemetery. Survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Judy and Sonny Gayle, and Debra and Norman Michelli, both of Ethel; three sons and daughters-in-law, Roy and Lydia Morris ELAM, Jackson, Troy and Sandra Lanehart ELAM, Crosby, Miss., and David and Melody Harrell ELAM, Ethel; three sisters, Lavera Harris, Bethel Springs, Tenn., Ima Gene Farris, Selmer, Tenn., and Cleatous Thomas, Adamsville, Tenn.; five brothers, James H. Moore, Rienzi, Miss., Charles Moore, Irwinville, Ray Moore, Adamsville, Tenn., Carl Moore, Schwartz Creek, Mich., and Kenneth Moore, Bethel Springs, Tenn.; grandchildren, Tim ELAM, Wakefield, Wayne Downs, Christy ELAM and Deborah W. Bryant, all of Jackson, Teri Michelli, Garnet Walker, Libby and Harmony Ellis, all of Ethel, Danell and Melissa ELAM, both of Satsuma, Angie Fleming and Lisa Pocorella, both of Pride, and Troy "Bo" ELAM Jr., Crosby, Miss.; a number of great-grandchildren; nieces; and nephews. Preceded in death by husband, Prentice Paul ELAM; three brothers, William T. Moore, Guy W. Moore and R. Melbourn Moore; and parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Henry Moore. Pallbearers will be Tim ELAM, Freddie Bryant Jr., Phil and Dwight Farris, Billy Moore and Garnet Walker. Honorary Pallbearers are Wayne Downs, Dr. Elier Diaz, Dr. Nelson Perret, Dr. Clayton Brown, Dr. Tom Richie, Cliff Morris, and all of her nephews. Memorial donations may be made to the Second Baptist Church Building Fund.

November 18, 1998, The Knoxville News-Sentinel
ELAM, MALCOLM, 65 of Jamestown, TN passed away suddenly Sunday, November 15, 1998 at Fentress County General Hospital. Born January 21, 1933 in Bibb County, AL, he was a self employed real estate investor. Survivors: wife, Bernice Beaty Elam of Jamestown; daughter, Debbie Shepherd and husband Scott of Oak Ridge, Linda Elam of Nashville; step-sons, Wade Matthews and wife Julie of Armathwaite Comm., and Shane Matthews of Jamestown; brothers, Maulden Elam of Virginia and Donald Elam of Alabama; sisters, Mildred Bailey of Crossville, Zeola Deason, O'Dell Owens and Onedith Mitchell, all of Alabama; granddaughters, Angie Shepherd and Danielle Shepherd. Funeral service Thursday, November 19 at 11:00 a.m. at Mundy Funeral Home, Jamestown, TN with Bro. Tommy Duncan and Bro. Don Hinds officiating. Burial in Fentress Memory Gardens, Jamestown. Friends may call at Mundy Funeral Home, 229 South Main St., Jamestown, TN 38556. Family will receive friends Wednesday, November 18 from 6 to 9 p.m. Central Standard Time. Mundy Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Publication Date: June 26, 1994, Peoria Journal Star, Page C14
BUSHNELL — Margaret E. ELAM, 95, of 900 E. Jefferson St., Macomb, formerly of Bushnell, died at 2:15 a.m.Saturday, June 25, 1994, at Macomb Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Born April 4, 1899, near Adair to James and Mary Walters Litchfield, she married Albert ELAM on Jan. 30, 1926. He died Feb. 25, 1982. One sister and seven brothers also preceded her in death. Surviving are two sons, Ronald and Richard, both of Bushnell; one brother, David Litchfield of Macomb; six grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. She taught school in New Philadelphia. She and her husband later farmed south of Bushnell. She attended New Philadelphia United Methodist Church. Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Martin-Hollis Funeral Home in Bushnell. The Rev. Mary Jo Williams will officiate. Visitation will be from 7 to 8:30 tonight at the funeral home. Burial will be in Bushnell Cemetery. Memorials may be made to New Philadelphia United Methodist Church.

June 09, 1995, Dayton Daily News, Page: 4B
ELAM, Margaret M., 76, of Middletown, Thursday. Graveside services 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Woodside Cemetery. (Joseph R. Baker, Middletown)

January 12, 1996, Dayton (Ohio) Daily News, Page: 6B
ELAM, Marie, 62, of Germantown, Wednesday in Miamisburg. Services 10 a.m. Saturday. (Joseph R. Baker, Middletown)

August 05, 1994, Dayton (Ohio) Daily News
ELAM, Marilyn A., 75, of 554 W. Franklin St., Troy, Thursday. Services 2 p.m. Sunday, Richards Chapel United Methodist Church, Troy. (Fisher-Cheney, Troy)

January 11, 1997, The Harrisburg (PA) Patriot, Page: B2
Mary A. O'Brien ELAM, 85, of ManorCare Health Services, Lower Paxton Twp., formerly of Worcester, Mass., and Washington, D.C., died Thursday in Harrisburg Hospital. She was a Catholic. She was the widower of George J. ELAM. Surviving are a son, Thomas J. Sr. of Baltimore; a sister, Helen O'Brien of Worcester; two grandchildren; and a great-grandson. Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday in Baltimore (Md.) National Cemetery. There will be no viewing or visitation. Fackler-Wiedeman Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

April 18, 1995, The Courier-Journal Louisville, KY, Page: 06B
FULTON -- Mary Elva ELAM, 81, formerly of Fulton, died onday in Sikeston, Mo. Funeral, 2 p.m. Wednesday, Hornbeak Funeral Home. Visitation after 5 p.m. Tuesday.

July 10, 1991, Los Angeles Daily News, Page: N13
ELAM, Mary F., 66, of Thousand Oaks, retired health services trainer. Services will be at 6 p.m. Thursday at St. Paschal Baylon Catholic Church, Thousand Oaks. Burial in Chicago. Pierce Brothers Valley Oaks Mortuary, Westlake Village.

January 16, 1990, The Baton Rouge Morning Advocate, Page: 6-A
ELAM, MCKINLEY "BOSS" Died 2:45 p.m. Friday, Jan. 12, 1990, at Riverwest Medical Center, Plaquemine. He was a native and resident of Plaquemine. He was a U.S. veteran of World War I. Visiting at Roscoe Mortuary, Plaquemine, 2 to 5 p.m. Tuesday. Wake and religious services at Macedonia Baptist Church, Plaquemine, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, conducted by the Rev. A.L. Jackson. Dismissal at 11 a.m. Wednesday. Burial in Sally Parker Cemetery, Plaquemine. Survived by wife, Mrs. Idell ELAM, Plaquemine; four daughters, Mary ELAM, Mable E. Williams, Estell ELAM, and Velma Drear, all of Plaquemine; a son-in-law, Hosey Drear, Plaquemine; a daughter-in-law, Lillian E. Johnson, Texas; a brother-in-law, Junius Camel; 13 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. He was a member and deacon of Macedonia Baptist Church, and member of Laboring Brothers Society. Roscoe Mortuary, Plaquemine, in charge of arrangements.

November 28, 1992, The Courier-Journal Louisville, KY, Page: 13A
LONDON -- Mertie ELAM, 32, died Wednesday in Lexington after an illness. Funeral, 2 p.m. Saturday, Pointers Chapel Christian Church. Visitation at Bowling Funeral Home after 8 a.m. Saturday.

September 25, 1998, The Daily Oklahoman
ELAM, Michael, 50. Services Saturday (Shurden).

The Lexington Herald Leader, 4 Apr 2000
THE WAYNE COUNTY OUTLOOK OBITS APRIL 12, 2000
MONTICELLO---MONTIE ELAM, 88, Oil Valley, retired farmer, husband of Lexie Elam, died Sunday. Services 1 p.m. Wednesday, Hickey & Son Funeral Home. Visitation 4 p.m. today.
MONTIE M. ELAM, age 88, of Monticello, Kentucky passed away Sunday, April 2, 2000 at his home. He was born on November 7, 1911, the son of Granville and Sara Elizabeth Hurt Elam. Both parents preceded him in death.  On July 16, 1932, he married Lexie Cooper Elam, who survives.
He is also survived by 2 sons Bobby Elam of Monticello, Kentucky and Carl Elam of Pendleton, Indiana; 5 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; 4 great great grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews and other relatives.  Preceding him in death are 6 brothers Menville, Walter, R. N., Elmer, Guy and Edison.  He had accepted Christ as his Savior and was a faithful
member of the Elk Spring Valley Baptist Church, where he served his Lord as Trustee, and was a member of Monticello, Lodge $431 and the Monticello Order of the Eastern Star #526.  Funeral services were held Wednesday, April 5, 2000 in the funeral home chapel with Brother Stan Stevenson and Brother Albert McKinney officiating.  Burial was in the Elk Spring Cemetery.
Hickey & Son Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

June 05, 1997, Dayton (Ohio) Daily News, Page: 6B
ELAM, Myrtle, 79, of Dayton, Wednesday in Kettering. Services 11 a.m. Saturday. (Routsong, Centerville)

December 30, 1993, Peoria Journal Star, Page C7
MACKINAW — Myrtle L. ELAM, 90, of 30938 Hild Road died at 7:43 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 28, 1993, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria. Born Dec. 2, 1903, in Los Gatos, Calif., to Royal Bryent and Clara LaVerna White Moore, she married William Calvin ELAM on Dec. 23, 1929, in Los Gatos. He died Jan. 27, 1970, in Bartonville. One son, William Calvin Jr., and one sister also preceded her in death. Surviving are two sons, Roy of Peoria and Jerry of Washington; one daughter, Mrs. David (Clara) Hale of Mackinaw; one brother, Stanley E. Moore of Fort Bragg, Calif.; one sister, Mrs. Edward (Esther) Carper of Baltimore; 17 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. She worked for Peoria State Hospital for 18 years, retiring in 1974 as the supervisor of mental health. She was a member of Illinois State Retirees Club, Neighborhood House and Friendship House. Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Remmert Funeral Home in East Peoria. The Rev. Delores Henry will officiate. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Burial will be in Spring Bay Cemetery in Spring Bay. Memorials may be made to Neighborhood House.

November 10, 1993, Dayton (Ohio) Daily News, Page: 4B
LEBANON: Nellie ELAM, 91, Tuesday. Private services. (Unglesby-Anderson, Franklin)

May 11, 1995, The Courier-Journal Louisville, KY, Page: 07B
LEXINGTON -- Opal ELAM, 73, died Wednesday in Georgetown. Funeral, 10 a.m. Friday, W. R. Milward Mortuary-Broadway. Visitation after 4 p.m. Thursday.

March 30, 1999, The Daily Oklahoman
ELAM, Opal Virginia, 91. Services Wednesday (Eisenhour, Blanchard).

October 25, 1993, Dayton (Ohio) Daily News, Page: 2B
FRANKLIN: Oral J. ELAM, 73, of 6881 Linwood Road, Saturday. Services 11 a.m. Tuesday.(Breitenbach-McCoy-Leffler, Middletown)

March 22, 2000, Wayne County (KY) Outlook
PATRICIA ELAM HAYDEN, age 59, of Monticello, Kentucky passed away Sunday, March 19, 2000 at her home.  She was born in Wayne County, Kentucky on May 16, 1940, the daughter of
Earl Elam and Lizzie Watson Elam.  Both parents preceded her in death.  On June 7, 1960, she married Bob Hayden, who survives.  She is also survived by 2 children Robert Allen Hayden of
Columbus, Indiana and Pamela Hayden Dalton of Monticello, Kentucky; 2 brothers Billy J. Elam of Montpelier, Indiana and David E. Elam of Monticello, Kentucky; 4 grandchildren.  She was employed by the Wayne County Board of Education for 33 years before retiring.  She was a member of the First Christian Church.  Funeral services were held Tuesday, March 21, 2000 at 2 P.M. at the funeral home chapel with Brother Mel Gresham officiating.  Burial was in Elk Spring Cemetery.  Marvin S. Hicks Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

September 30, 1998, The Des Moines Register
CEDAR RAPIDS Richard Elam, 52

November 01, 1991, Kansas City Star, Page: C4
Richard Lee ELAM, 52, Camdenton, Mo., formerly of Kansas City, died Oct. 31, 1991, at a hospital in Osage Beach, Mo. He was born in Kansas City and moved to Camdenton in 1976. Mr. ELAM was manager of the High Brothers Lumber Co. in Camdenton for 10 years. He served in the Air Force for 20 years, retiring in 1976. He was a member of the Missouri chapter of the American Pilots Association. Survivors include his wife, Beverly ELAM of the home; a son, Andrew P. ELAM, Kansas City; a daughter, Shannon ELAM of the home; and a sister, Joyce Golden, Kansas City. Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Bible Baptist Church, Camdenton; graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at White Chapel Cemetery, Gladstone. Friends may call from 7 to 8:30 p.m. today at Hedges Chapel, Camdenton. The family suggests contributions to the American Heart Association.

January 02, 1991, The Courier-Journal Louisville, KY, Page: 07B
PAINTSVILLE -- Robert ELAM, 71, Williamsport, died here Tuesday. His wife, Helen, survives. 1 p.m. Thursday, Preston Funeral Home. Visitation after 2 p.m. Wednesday.

Florence Times Daily Newspaper - Florence, Lauderdale Co., AL
ELAM, Robert Allen, 11/23/93, 11/22/93, Waterloo, AL (see 11/24), Murphy's Chapel

September 22, 1991, The Courier-Journal Louisville, KY, Page: 10B
WEST LIBERTY -- Roy ELAM, 74, died Saturday in Lexington. Funeral, 10 a.m. Monday, Herald-Stewart & Halsey Funeral Home. Visitation after 7 p.m. Sunday.

December 22, 1994, Dayton (Ohio) Daily News, Page: 10B
ELAM, Roy S., 48, of Kettering, Tuesday. Services 1 p.m. Friday. (Tobias, Watervliet Avenue)

March 11, 1999, The Des Moines Register
CEDAR RAPIDS -Russell Elam, 85

Ruth L. ELAM, 70, Kansas City, Ks., died April 27, 1995, at the Bethany Medical Center. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Monday, May 1, at the Maple Hill Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Maple Hill Cemetery. Friends may call 3-5 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. The family request contributions to the Ruth ELAM Memorial Fund. Mrs. ELAM was a lifelong area resident. Survivors include two sons, Chester R.ELAM, Jr., and Anthony R. ELAM, both of Mission, Ks.; four daughters, Martha A. Cansler, Merriam, Ks., Bernice L. Merryman, Urich, Mo., Linda L. Clampitt, Mission, Ks., and Lois E. Summers, of the home; three brothers, Gary Rector, Norman Gunn, and Richard Rector, all of Kansas City, Mo.; 12 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren.

Fort Worth Star-Telegram
WEATHERFORD - Ruth Ozella ELAM, a homemaker, died Saturday at her Weatherford home. She was 68. Memorial service will be at 11 a.m. today at Victory Baptist Church, where she was a member. Mrs. ELAM was born in Poolville. She was a fomer Fort Worth resident and lived in Weatherford for 10 years. Survivors: Daughter, Linda Zuniga of Onalaska; son, Jerry M. ELAM of Sydney, Australia; mother, Nancy Paramore of Azle; two sisters, Loree Marton of Azle and Youvone Addington of Arlington; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Samuel Patrick Elam
    Age:  25
           Date of Death: July 6, 1998
           City: Middletown, Ohio
           Survived by: Spencer Patrick Elam, son; Jack and Dixie Elam,
           parents; Jacqueline (Toni) Nagy, sister; Steven Paul Elam,
           brother; Irven Paul Noble, maternal grandfather; Wanda Noble,
           step grandmother; Gertrude Elam, paternal grandmother
           Visitation: 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, July 8, funeral home
           Services: 2 p.m. Thursday, July 9, funeral home
           Arrangements: Breitenbach-McCoy Leffler Funeral Home

April 06, 1991, The Courier-Journal Louisville, KY, Page: 09A
WEST LIBERTY -- Southy Arnold ELAM, 67, formerly of Index, died Friday in Lexington. His wife, Rita, survives. Funeral, 1 p.m. Sunday, Potter Funeral Home. Visitation after 4 p.m. Saturday.

June 06, 1994, The Courier-Journal Louisville, KY, Page: 04B
FRANKFORT -- Suzanne Joy ELAM, 18, died Friday in Scott County from injuries received in an automobile accident. Funeral, 2 p.m. Tuesday, Thornhill Baptist Church. Visitation at Harrod Bros. Memorial Chapel after 2 p.m. Monday and at the church after 10 a.m. Tuesday.

November 11, 1998, The Knoxville News-Sentinel
Elam, Terri L., 13, 1004 Lincoln Drive, Madisonville.

May 31, 1991, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Page: b4
ELAM: Thelma A., 83, of Seattle, May 21.

THELMA LOUISE ELAM, 91, of Memphis, homemaker, died Saturday at Saint Francis Hospital after a stroke. Services were Tuesday at Forest Hill Cemetery Midtown. Memphis Funeral Home Poplar Chapel had charge. Mrs. ELAM, the widow of Arthur C. ELAM, leaves a daughter, Nancy E. Nelson of Edmond, Okla.; a stepdaughter, Betty Paratore of Memphis, and two sisters, Sally Avery of El Paso, Texas, and Minette Crossland of Roswell, N.M.

"News Enterprise" Hardin County, KY, Feb. 2, 2000
Timothy Blake ELAM
Age: 45   Residence: Daytona Beach, FL
Date and place of death: Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2000, at a Daytona hospital.  Formerly of: Bluefield, VA
Occupation(s): former employee of Bankers Systems in the Bluefield, Va., area.  Member of: Bluefield Elks Lodge 269.  Predecessor(s): his grandparents, H. Grat JOHNSON and Roy and Zida ELAM.  Survivor(s): include a daughter, Erin Elizabeth ELAM of Bluefield, Va.; his mother, Gwendolyn JOHNSON YOST of Tazewell, Va.; his father, Richard S. ELAM of Elizabethtown; two half brothers, Robert F. YOST of Winston-Salem, N.C., and Christopher ELAM of California; and his grandmother, Genoa C. JOHNSON of Daytona Beach, Fla.  Funeral and Burial: Graveside services were Sunday at Grandfield Mausoleum Chapel in Bluefield with Dr. Tom CONLEY and the Rev. Rick SPELL officiating
 
 

August 03, 1991, The Courier-Journal Louisville, KY, Page: 10A
WEST LIBERTY -- Vergie ELAM, 81, Route 1, Hazel Green, died Thursday in Morehead. Her husband, Vaughn, survives. Funeral, 1 p.m. Sunday, Lake Front Church of God. Visitation is at the church. Potter Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

December 22, 1995, Dayton (Ohio) Daily News, Page: 6B
ELAM, Victor, 87, of Fairborn, Wednesday. Services 10 a.m. Saturday, Enterprise Baptist Church, Fairborn. (Belton, Fairborn)

June 28, 1996, Dayton Daily News, Page: 6B
ELAM, Victor R., 81 Kettering, Wednesday. services 11 a.m. Saturday. (Routsong, Centerville).

Victoria Marie ELAM, 54, Kansas City North, MO, died December 1, 1996, at North Kansas City Hospital. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, December 4, at the McGilley Antioch Chapel. Friends may call 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, at the chapel. Mrs. ELAM was born October 25, 1942, in Bentleyville, PA. Survivors include her husband, Larry, of the home; son, Stephen ELAM; daughters, Lisa ELAM and Angela Birch, all of Kansas City, MO; her parents, John S. and Stella Newlon, Waynesboro, VA; and four grandchildren. (Arrangements: McGilley Antioch Chapel)

November 01, 1996, Greensboro News & Record, Page B3
CANDOR - Mrs. Virgie Lee Stevenson ELAM, 89, of Candor-Troy Road, Candor, died Thursday, Oct. 31, 1996, at Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst, after two days critical and several months declining health. The funeral will be 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, 1996, at Laurel Hill Baptist Church, conducted by the Rev. James Williams and the Rev. Max Gilmore. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Mrs. ELAM was born May 9, 1907, in Montgomery County, to William Stevenson and Florence Bell Stevenson. She was a lifetime member of Laurel Hill Baptist Church, where she had served as Sunday school teacher, a member of the choir, and active in the W.M.U. organization of the church. She was a member of Star Chapter 311 Order of the Eastern Star, and was a retired employee of Scotland Mills. She was married to Haward Mack ELAM, who died Feb. 22, 1988. Surviving are her sons, Hoyle Mack ELAM of Candor, and W. Ray ELAM of Southern Pines; daughters, Mrs. Rachel ELAM Kenion and Mrs. Betty Jean ELAM Harris, both of Candor; brother, W. Doyle Stevenson of Biscoe; sister, Mrs. Grace S. Overcash of Mooresville; nine grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. The body is at Briggs-Candor Funeral Home, where the family will see friends from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Friday, and other times, they will be at the residence on Candor-Troy Road. Memorials may be made to Laurel Hill Baptist Church, 2995 Troy-Candor Road, Candor, N.C. 27229.

April 15, 1993, The Courier-Journal Louisville, KY, Page: 06B
VERONA -- Virgil ELAM, 57, died here Wednesday. Funeral, 2 p.m. Friday, Hamilton-Stanley Funeral Home. Visitation after 4 p.m. Thursday.

September 03, 1998, Commercial Appeal (Memphis, Tennessee)
VIRGINIA ELAM, 79, of Memphis, retired nursing aide at St. Joseph Hospital, died Wednesday at Mid-South Christian Nursing Home after a heart attack. Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Forest Hill Funeral Home Midtown with burial in Forest Hill Cemetery Midtown. She leaves three daughters, Virginia Wilkins of Memphis, Mary Cathey of Atoka, Tenn., and Sandra Norman of Middleton, Tenn.; five sons, Joseph Armstrong of Texarkana, Ark., and Donald Armstrong, Bobby ELAM, Daniel ELAM and Benny ELAM, all of Memphis; two sisters, Ruby Bobo of Little Rock and Jonell Snell of Missouri; two brothers, J. G. Winningham of Little Rock and Larry Winningham of Memphis, nine grandchildren and a great-grandchild.

The Annicston (AL) Star On-Line,  Sunday, March 21, 1999
Services for Virginia Moore Elam, 84, of Piedmont, will be Wednesday at 10   a.m. at St. Mary’s on the Highlands Episcopal Church, 1910 12th Avenue South, Birmingham with Rev. Joe Sanderson officiating. Burial will be in the   Family Cemetery in Morris. K.L. Brown Funeral Home and Crematory is in   charge of arrangements.   Mrs. Elam died Friday at Wessex House in Jacksonville.
  Survivors include three sons, Robert B. Elam of Rabbittown, William F. Elam of Birmingham and Rev. W.L. Elam III of Montgomery; three sisters,   Audelle Moore Ellis of Birmingham, Norma Moore Faucett and Joy Moore   Sanders, both of Pinson; six grandchildren, Brandon Elam, Barron Elam,
  Katherline Elam Dorlon, Bryan Elam, Anna Elam, Virginia Elam.   Mrs. Elam was an Episcopalian.
  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Habitat for Humanity of   Calhoun County, 1000 Leighton Avenue, Anniston, AL 36207.

The Annicston (AL) Star On-Line, 6-15-1999
Services for Walter LeRoy Elam, 86, of Jacksonville will be Wednesday at   10 a.m. at St. Mary’s on the Highlands Episcopal Church in Birmingham   with Rev. Joe Sanderson officiating. Burial will be in Family Cemetery in Morris with K.L. Brown Funeral Home and Crematory in charge.   Mr. Elam died Sunday at the Wessex House of Jacksonville.
  Survivors include three sons, Robert B. Elam of Rabbittown, William F.   Elam of Birmingham, Rev. W.L. Elam III of Montgomery; six grandchildren,   Brandon Elam, Barron Elam, Kathryn Elam Dorlon, Virginia Elam, all of   Birmingham and Bryon Elam and Anna Elam, both of Rabittown, AL; a
  great-grandchild, Cole Dorlon; and numerous nieces and nephews.
  Mr. Elam was a Episcopalian and a World War II veteran. He was   preceded in death by his wife, Virginia Elam.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Habitat for Humanity of
  Calhoun County, 1000 Leighton Ave., Anniston, AL 36207.

October 25, 1993, The Courier-Journal Louisville, KY, Page: 04B
BEREA -- Wanda ELAM, 56, died here Sunday. Her husband, Donald, survives. Funeral, 1 p.m. Tuesday, Crestview Holy Sanctuary Free Pentecostal Church. Visitation at the church after 4 p.m. Monday. Arrangements: Osborne-Wray Funeral Home.

6 Feb 1999, Columbus (OH) Dispatch
Wavel P. Elam, 78, of London, died at 2:25 p.m. Thursday, February 4, 1999 in Doctors West Hospital, Columbus. Served in the I-87th, 10th Mountain Div., Co. C, U.S. Army, WW II. Survivors are his wife, Jennie M. (Clemens) Elam; 2 sons and daughters-in-law, Steve and Diana Elam of Newport (London), Wavel L. "Sonny" and  Claudia Elam of Ashville, N.C.; 2 daughters and sons-in-law, Pauline and Bobby VanHoose of Paintsville, Ky., Janice and John Pauli of Columbus, Oh.; 11 grandchildren;  8 great-grandchildren; 1 niece, Leora Hood of Moorehead, Ky.; 1 nephew, Omar Hall of  Tex. Service 1 p.m. Monday in the EBERLE FUNERAL HOME, London. Rev. Tim Smith and Rev. Walter Smith officiating. Interment Paint Township Cemetery. Friends  may call at the funeral home from 4-8 p.m. Sunday. Military honors at the funeral home at
      7:30 p.m. Sunday. Friends may make memorial donations to the American Cancer  Society or to the Madison County DAV #93.

Fort Worth Star-Telegram
SRINGTOWN - Wellington ELAM Jr., a retired machinist at American Manufacturing Co., died Thursday at a Weatherford nursing center. He was 83. Graveside service will be at 2 p.m. today in Springtown Cemetery in Springtown. Biggers Funeral Home in Lake Worth is in charge of arrangements. Mr. ELAM was a lifelong Springtown resident. He was a former employee of Globe Aircraft and the Quartermaster Depot. He retired from American Manufacturing in 1972. Survivors: Wife, Loree E. ELAM of Springtown; two sons, Namon Leon ELAM of Springtown and Arthur E. ELAM of Mineral Wells; brother, James Barlow ELAM of Springtown; sister, Majella Niblett of Paradise; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Wilbert ELAM Sr., 60, Los Angeles, formerly of Kansas City, died Feb. 11, 1993, at a hospital in Los Angeles. Services will be at noon Thursday at the Olive Branch Missionary Baptist Church, 4401 E. 59th St.; burial in Forest Hill Cemetery. Friends may call from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday at the chapel. Mr. ELAM was born in Kansas City and moved to Los Angeles in 1983. He was a supervisor for Holiday Inn in Los Angeles, retiring in 1992. Earlier he was a supervisor for the Kansas City Housing Authority. He was a member of the Kansas City Optimist Club. He was a Catholic. Survivors include his wife, Audrey Williams ELAM of the home; three sons, Wilbert ELAM Jr., Kansas City, and Anthony ELAM and Damon ELAM of Highland Park, Mich.; seven daughters, LaVon Reed, Bonner Springs, Charlotte Williams, Atlanta, Kimberly ELAM, Highland Park, and Karen Carter, Paula Lynn, Sheila Gaines and Patricia Elmore of Kansas City; a sister, Barbara Storms, Kansas City; 14 grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter.

October 06, 1998, Dayton Daily News
ELAM, William Jr., 64, of Dayton, Sunday. Graveside services 11 a.m. Wednesday, Woodland Cemetery. (Tobias, Beavercreek)

The Williamstown Cemetery - A History of its Inhabitants
Published by the Grant County Ky Historical Society, 1987
The funeral of William Bertram Elam, son of Mrs. Mayme Elam and husband of Mrs. Elizabeth Adams Elam, was held October 12, 1939. He died October 10, 1939 at Deaconess Hospital in Cincinnati. Burial in Williamstown Cemetery, Williamstown, Kentucky. [1908-1939]

Knoxville News Sentinel 18 Jan 2000
ELAM, ZELMA LEE WEBBER - age 82, of Clinton, passed away Sunday, January 16, 2000 at Windwood Health Care. Mrs. Elam worked for the Federal Bureau of Investigation during the war years of the forties. She and her husband Jessie owned and operated Clinton Floor Covering and Tile until their retirement in 1985. Preceded in death by parents, Bert and Nellie Webber; brother, Bert Webber, Jr.; sisters, Odelite Carden and Eula Lee Zachary. Survived by husband, Jessie Elam of Clinton; brother, Terry and wife Mary Webber, Sr. of Clinton; sister, Jean and husband Troy Curnutt of Clinton; nieces, Carol Ann  Ladd of Kingston, Dana Lee Peck of Clinton, Suzanne C. Clayton of Clinton; nephews, Eddie D. Carden of Knoxville, Gary L. Curnutt of Knoxville, Joel
Zachary of Kingston, Terry Webber, Jr., of Clinton, Gregory B. Webber of Clinton. Graveside services will be Wednesday January 19, 2000 at 2 p.m. at Sunset Cemetery with Rev. Sam Dean officiating. Friends may call at their convenience at the funeral home. Holley-Gamble Funeral Home
Clinton in charge of arrangements.

March 03, 1995, The State Journal-Register Springfield, IL, Page 24
Robert H. Ellington, 81, of Springfield, formerly of Donnellson, died Thursday at St. John's Hospital. He was born in May 1913, in Donnellson, the son of W. Claude and Nellie B. McCaslin Ellington. He married Ruth A. ELAM in 1932; she preceded him in death. Mr. Ellington lived in Donnellson most of life, moving to Springfield in 1965. He had worked in construction and farming. Survivors: three sons, Charles Ellington of Hillsboro, Ronald Ellington of Wyoming; and Richard Ellington of Mount Olive; three daughters, Marilyn Thacker and Blanche Green, both of Hillsboro, and Shirley Krummel of Princeville; 20 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. Services: 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Patton Memorial Home, Hillsboro, the Rev.Wayne D. Pierce officiating. Burial: Oake Grove Cemetery, Hillsboro.


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April 21, 1995, The Courier-Journal Louisville, KY, Page: 06B
WEST LIBERTY -- Myrl ELAM Fannin, 85, Index, died here Wednesday. Funeral, 10 a.m. Saturday, Herald-Stewart-Halsey Funeral Home. Visitation after 5 p.m. Friday.

Publication Date: January 01, 1992, Peoria Journal Star, Page D6
CANTON -- Mary J. Fifer, 68, of Phoenix, Ariz., formerly of Canton, died Saturday, Dec. 28, 1991, at her sister's residence in Phoenix. Born Aug. 30, 1923, in Canton to Bert L. and Edith Melgreen Buchen, she married Orien Fifer Jr. One son, Robert Stephen ELAM; one brother; and one sister also preceded her in death. Surviving are two sisters, Charlotte Buchen of Phoenix and Mrs. T.M. (Pauline) Arbogast of Canton. She worked at International Harvester and Hiram Walker in Peoria before moving to Phoenix in 1956. She then worked for the Arizona State Land Department and later worked as a linage analyst for the Arizona Republic and Phoenix Gazette. Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at A.L. Moore & Sons Mortuary, Phoenix. Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church in Canton. Burial will be in Greenwood Memorial Park Cemetery, Phoenix.

August 29, 1993, The San Diego Union-Tribune, B-7
Diane Elam Fovargue, a chief cardiology nurse who worked with patients at Scripps Clinic in La Jolla for years, died Thursday at her home in Olympia, Wash. She was 40 and had moved to Washington state from San Diego two years ago. A native of Indianapolis, she graduated from Indiana University in 1975 with a bachelor's degree in nursing. She moved here in 1976 to assume a post as chief cardiology nurse at Scripps Clinic in La Jolla, a position she held for 15 years. After returning to her husband's hometown in 1991, Mrs. Fovargue worked as a nurse at The Pain Clinic of Capital Medical Center in Olympia. Survivors include her husband, Jonathon; a daughter, Anne Katherine, 7; a son, Chase Jonathon, 4; her mother, Barbara Elam of Encinitas; and a sister, Darlene Daley of Milford, Mass. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Fovargue home in Olympia. Remains are to be cremated and ashes will be buried at sea.

June 30, 1996, Peoria Journal Star, Page C12
PEORIA -- Robert F. Frye, 69, of 2722 W. Trewyn died at 10:11 p.m. Thursday, June 27, 1996, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Born Feb. 5, 1927, in Humboldt, Tenn., to Gordon F. and Susan E. ELAM Frye, he married Frankie Sue Marshall. Surviving are his mother, Susan Justice of Peoria; three sons, Ronnie of Bellevue, Steven of Chillicothe and Edward of Benson; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. One sister preceded him in death. He worked at Shottofers Auto Parts and Siegs Auto Parts, both in Peoria. He also worked in the parts warehouse at S&K Chevrolet before retiring. Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Endsley & Son Funeral Home in Peoria. The Rev. Grady Starky will officiate. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Lutheran Cemetery.

Jackson Times, May 4, 2000
Ervine Fugate, 59, of Stanton, KY, formerly of Panbowl, passed away Wednesday, April 26, 2000, after a short illness. He was the son of Edna Parks Fugate and the late Jerry Fugate and was a Vietnam Veteran. He was the widowed husband of Emma Ruth Elam. Survivors include his mother, Edna Parks Fugate of Jackson, 2 daughters, Ruth Smith and Loreen Muncie, both of Clay City, KY; 3 sons,  Ervin Fugate, Jr. and Clinton Jerry Fugate, both of Clay City, KY, and Samuel Elam of
Jackson; 3 sisters, Dora McIntosh and Cassie Banks, both of Jackson, and Ester Mercer of Bowling Green, KY; 7 brothers, Vernon Fugate of Stanton, Elwood Fugate of Clay City, Wardie Fugate of Jackson, Willie Fugate of Beattyville, James Fugate of Cynthiana, KY, and Donald and
Frank Fugate, both of Jackson, and 3 grandchildren. Funeral services were Saturday, April 29, 2000 at 11:00 AM at Deaton Funeral Home Chapel with Revs. Elmer Couch and Terry Landsaw
officiating. Burial followed at the McIntosh Cemetery, Panbowl, KY with Military Rites with
Lee Co. D.A.V. Post 11296. Deaton Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


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April 02, 1996, The Cincinnati Enquirer, Page: B1A
James Clayton "Duck" Garmon, 34, assistant restaurant manager, son of Charlene Elam of St. Petersburg, Fla., died Saturday. Visitation 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Chambers and Grubbs Funeral Home, Florence.

December 31, 1994, The State Journal-Register Springfield, IL, Page 21
Sue Gish, 58, of Beardstown died Thursday at her residence. Survivors: husband, Barney; four daughters, Toni L. Reller, Kelly Hardwick, Stacy Sloan, and Julie Gish, all of Beardstown; four grandchildren; and two brothers, Don ELAM of Beardstown and Dick ELAM of Columbia, Mo. Services: 2 p.m. Sunday, Sager Funeral Home, Beardstown. Burial: Beardstown City Cemetery.


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February 14, 1997, Greensboro (North Carolina) News & Record, Page B3
MOCKSVILLE - Mr. Edward Gray 'Red' Hendricks, 79, of Salisbury Street, died early Thursday morning in Davie County Hospital. The funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Eaton Funeral Chapel, with Dr. Larry Hovis officiating. Burial will be in Rose Lawn Cemetery. The family will be at the funeral home from 7-8 p.m. Friday. Mr. Hendricks was born in Davie County, on March 8, 1918, to the late Ernest Grover and Beulah Merrill Hendricks, and was a retired building contractor. He was a 32 degree Mason, a Shriner, a member of the Mocksville Lions and the N.C. Home Builders Association. He was a member of the Mocksville First Baptist Church. His wife, Margaret Frye Hendricks preceded him in death in 1993. Surviving is his daughter, Anne Hendricks ELAM of Roxboro; son, Edward Gray Hendricks Jr. of Greensboro; four grandchildren, Tyler ELAM, Brian Elman, Ethen Hendricks, and Parker Hendricks; and two sisters, Mrs. Ruth Collette of Mocksville, and Mrs. Gertrude Madison of Winston-Salem. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, Davie County Chapter, c/o Patty Lookabill, 119 Gaither Street, Mocksville, N.C. 27028.

January 08, 1994, The Courier-Journal Louisville, KY, Page: 09A
WEST LIBERTY -- The funeral for Anna Bell ELAM Henry, 55, will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at Redeemed Baptist Church, Caney. Visitation at the church after 11 a.m. Saturday. Arrangements: Herald & Stewart & Halsey Funeral Home. She died Thursday.


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April 04, 1990, The Baton Rouge Morning Advocate, Page: 10-A
IRVINE, LILLIAN ELAM Died 2:30 p.m. Saturday, March 31, 1990, at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center. She was 84, a native and resident of Baton Rouge. Visiting at Wesley United Methodist Church, 1 p.m. until religious services at 3:30 p.m. conducted by the Rev. Freddie C. Henderson. Burial in Southern Memorial Gardens. Survived by two sons, Charles A. Irvine, Baton Rouge, and Willie I. Irvine Jr., Chicago, Ill.; two daughters-in-law, Joyce A. Irvine, Baton Rouge, and Mamie L. Irvine, Chicago; five grandchildren, Diane Levy, Charlene Turner, Loretta, Sheila and Darrell Irvine; and six great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by husband, Willie I. Irvine Sr.


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Date: May 17, 1997, The Gazette (Colorado Springs), Page: NEWS6
FERN E. JOHNSON, 94, died May 12, 1997, in Colorado Springs. She was a retired teacher and bookkeeper. A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. today at Cheyenne Place, 945 Tenderfoot Hill Road. Inurnment will be in Greeley. Dove-Witt Family Mortuary, 6630 S. U.S. 85/87 in Fountain, is handling arrangements. Mrs. Johnson was born May 27, 1902, in Moulton, Iowa, to Lewis and Clara (Mount) Elam. She was married June 4, 1923, in Greeley to Floyd O. Johnson, Sr. She is survived by two granddaughters, Denise Nicholson of Littleton, and Stephanie Barron of Crystola; and four great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Floyd, Jr. The love for her family was only exceeded by their love for her. Memorial contributions may be made to Pikes Peak Hospice, 3630 Sinton Road, Suite 302, Colorado Springs 80907.

March 20, 1999, The Commercial Appeal Memphis, TN
JAMES F. JOYNER JR., 55, of Eads, account executive for Time Warner Communications of Memphis, died Tuesday at Methodist Hospital of Fayette in Somerville, Tenn., after a heart attack. Services were Friday at Memorial Park Funeral Home with burial in Memorial Park. He was a member of St. Stephen's Methodist Church, a graduate of Kingsbury High School, and he attended Memphis State University. Mr. Joyner, the husband of Sandra Pafford Joyner for 36 years, also leaves four sons, James F. Joyner III and David Bryan Joyner, both of Eads, and Gregory Eugene Joyner and Matthew Bradford Joyner, both of Memphis; his parents, James F. and Edith Elam Joyner of Eads; a sister, Edith Joyner Jones of Memphis, and three grandsons. The family requests that, in lieu of flowers, any memorials be sent to Le Bonheur Children's Medical Center.



 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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July 05, 1994, Peoria Journal Star, Page D6
BUSHNELL -- Gale L. Kane, 81, of 448 N. Sperry St. died at 7:50 a.m. Sunday July 3, 1994, at Prairie City Nursing Home. Born Sept. 14, 1912, in Bushnell to Lester and Louise ELAMKane, he married Helen L. Arter on June 15, 1936, in Eureka. She died Feb. 17, 1989. He is survived by three sons, Gary G. of Manassass, Va., Darryl E. of Ft. Madison, Iowa, and Mark L. of Bushnell; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and one sister, June, of Florida. He was a woodworker and antique dealer. Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Martin-Hollis Funeral Home, with the Rev. Robert Skinner officiating. There will be no visitation. Burial will be in Bushnell Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association.

Maryville Daily Forum, Friday, January 10,1941
Mrs. Margaret Ann Kellogg,83 years of age,died at 12:30 o'clock this morning at the home of her son,W.T.Moore of Clearmont. She was born May 4, 1857 in Iowa and she had lived in Nodoway County 65 years. She was first married to Frank Moore and later married James Kellogg. She was a member of the Methodist Church. She is survived by four sons, Ernest Moore and William Moore of Clearmont; Clarence Moore, Plattsmouth, Neb.; and Ralph Kellogg, Cripple Creek, Calif.; three daughters, Mrs. John Howell and Mrs. Roy Graham Clarinda, and Mrs. Vernon Milligan state of Washington; two sisters, Mrs.George Ginger, Emerson, Ia. and Mrs. J.J. Irwin, Skidmore; two brothers, Jesse Elam, Maryville and Dane Elam College Springs; twenty-eight grandchidren and eight great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon at the Methodist Church in Clearmont with Rev. Ted Masters officiating. Burial will be in the Clearmont cemetery.

9 July 1999, The Barbourville Mountain Advocate
LOIS KING, 59, of Flat Lick, formerly of Newport, passed away Tuesday, June 29, 1999 at her residence.She was the daughter Bonnie Elam King of Flat Lick and the late John T. King born to them on October 22, 1939. Funeral services were held in the Hopper Funeral Home Chapel on Friday, July 2 at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Donnie "Duke" Hammons and the Rev. JamesMooneyham officiating. Burial followed in the Carnes Cemetery on TurkeyCreek.Hopper Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


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April 10, 1992, The Courier-Journal Louisville, KY, Page: 04B
BEREA -- Zudia ELAM Lipps, 62, died here Thursday. Funeral, 1 p.m. Saturday, Crestview Holy Sanctuary. Visitation at the church after 1 p.m. Friday. Lakes Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

TIMES MAIL, BEDFORD, INDIANA, THURSDAY, SEPT. 6, 1979
Mrs. Grace Lundy, 75, a resident of 1618 Eighth Street, Bedford, died at 3:30 a.m. today at the Bedford Medical Center. She had been in failing health several years and critically ill since May 5.
She was born in Scott County, Va., Dec. 28, 1903, the daughter of Samuel and Laura Elam Nickels. She married George Lundy Aug. 11, 1923, and he survives.
Also surviving are two sons, Douglas of Bedford and George Jr., of Pontiac, Mich.; two daughters, Mrs. James (Jeanette) McCoy of Lakeside, Calif., and Mrs. Roger (Mary Lou) Mark of Poway, Fla., and six grandchildren. Five brothers and three sisters preceded her in death.
She was a member of the Missionary Baptist Church of McRoberts, Ky., and Pine Mountain Chapter 247, Order of Eastern Star, at Jenkens, Ky.
Funeral arrangements are pending at the Banks Funeral Home in Neason, Ky. Burial will be in Hoston View Cemetery at Weber City, Va. Local arrangements were in charge of the Day & Carter Mortuary


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December 19, 1996, Peoria Journal Star, D8
WASHINGTON -- Anna M. Madden, 73, of 1105 Kern Road died at 8:53 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 18, 1996, at Proctor Hospital in Peoria. Born Jan. 29, 1923, in Danville to Fred Andrew and Lola Jane Elam Miller, she married Fred H. Madden Jr. on Nov. 29, 1941, in Crystal City, Mo. He survives. Also surviving are three sons, John and Joe, both of Washington, and Larry of Wilmington, N.C.; one daughter, Patricia Lykins of Washington; nine grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Three brothers, one granddaughter and two great-grandsons preceded her in death. She was a precinct election judge in Washington for many years. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Mason-White Funeral Home in Washington. The Rev. Dean Beckwith will officiate. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday and one hour before services, both at the funeral home. Burial will be in Glendale Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Peoria Chapter of the Muscular Dystrophy Society in honor of her granddaughter, Angela Madden.

July 31, 1994, The Baton Rouge Sunday Advocate, Page: 9-B
McCAFFREY, BONNIE ELAM Died Friday, July 29, 1994, at North Oaks Medical Center, Hammond. She was 77, a resident and native of Springfield. Visiting at Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home, Ponchatoula, 6 to 10 p.m. Sunday. Visiting at Calvary Assembly of God, Springfield, 9 a.m. until religious services at 11 a.m. Monday. Interment in Carter Cemetery. Survived by five daughters, Betty Engel, Jean, Nev., Dr. Crystal Angell, Bay St. Louis, Miss., Mary McCaffrey, River Ridge, Laura Nuttall, Plaquemine, and Beverly "Janie" Wiley, Baton Rouge; two sons, Joseph and Michael McCaffrey, both of Atlanta, Ga.; 15 grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by husband, Dalton Lee McCaffrey; parents, Josiah and Elizabeth Montgomery ELAM; and a brother, James ELAM.

December 17, 1996, The Daily Oklahoman, Page 22
MILLER Leta Marie, 85, passed away Dec. 14, 1996. She was born May 26, 1911 in Frederick, Ok, to Joseph & Olive ELAM. Leta was a school teacher and taught 33 years in the Comanche and Mustang school systems. She was a member of Capitol Hill Baptist Church. Preceded in death by her husband, James B. Miller. Survivors include her daughter, Donna Kay & husband Vernon Pratt of OKC; sisters, Armenta & husband John Merchant of Sequim, Wa. & Virginia Harvey of OKC; grandchildren, Darryl Vernon Pratt of OKC, Valerie LeAnn & Stephen Muller of Concord, Ca; great granddaughter, Abigail Muller. Services will be 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 18 at the South Colonial Chapel.

Mark Miller, 37, of Route 1, Burden, died March 7, 1999, at William Newton Memorial Hospital.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Tisdale United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Tisdale Cemetery. Friends may call at Miles Funeral Service from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday and until 11 a.m. Friday.  Memorials have been established with Tisdale United Methodist Church and the American Heart Association. Contributions can be made through the church or funeral home.          Miller was born Nov. 28, 1961, in Beloit, to the Rev. Lyle and Jean Miller. He was educated in Beloit before graduating from Winfield High School.  Miller had been employed by Sherrard Construction Co., Felts Oil Co. and Range Oil Co., all of Winfield, and Skyline Mobile
            Home Corp. in Arkansas City. He began employment with Rubbermaid in 1985 and had served the company nearly 14 years as a warehouseman.  On April 15, 1983, he married Kathy Elam at Tisdale. They lived in Winfield before moving to Burden in 1986.  A member of Tisdale United Methodist Church, he was also affiliated with the Winfield Saddle Club and the National Rifle
            Association. Survivors include his wife, Kathy Miller, a son, Jacob Miller, and a daughter, Jessica Miller, all of Burden; his parents, Lyle and Jean Miller, Woodston; his brothers, David Miller, Winfield, and Jim Miller, Newkirk, Okla.; and a sister, Beth Duncan, Brownburg, Ind.

Shelby Ann Mohn, infant daughter of Randy Mohn and Sheila ELAM of Richmond, died June 9, 1993, at a hospital in Lexington, Mo. Graveside services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Richmond Memory Gardens Cemetery. Survivors also include her paternal grandparents, Ted and Donna Mohn of Richmond; her maternal grandmother, Donnita ELAM Lawson in Ray County; her maternal grandfather, Lyndell ELAM, and a paternal great-grandmother, Mildred Pattie, both of Richmond; maternal great-grandparents, Larry and Shirley Brown of Lawson and Ida ELAM, Greeley, Colo.; and maternal great-great-grandmothers, Frances Miller, Grandview, and Ruth B. Evans, El Dorado Springs, Mo.

May 13, 1992, The Record, Northern New Jersey. Page: d06
BARBARA LOUISE ELAM MONROE, 46, of Passaic died Tuesday. She was a ward clerk at the General Hospital Center at Passaic, where she worked for 18 years. She was a member of Union Baptist Church, Passaic. Surviving are her husband, Gerry; two sons, Gerald and Kyle, and a daughter, Robbin Monroe, all of Passaic; six brothers, William Jr. of Pleasantville, John of Passaic, Roger and Robert, both of Irvington, Norman of Atlantic Highlands, and Samuel of Paterson, and a grandson. A brother, Eugene ELAM, is deceased. Services will be Saturday at 9:30 a.m. at Union Baptist Church, with burial in East Ridgelawn Cemetery, Clifton. Visiting will be Friday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the church. Arrangements are by Bragg Funeral Home, Passaic.


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Publication Date: March 03, 1994, Peoria Journal Star, Page A10
FAIRVIEW — Leonard F. Overcash, 82, of Rural Route 1 died at 10:37 p.m. Tuesday, March 1, 1994, at Graham Hospital in Canton. Born Oct. 31, 1911, in Fairview to Harry Raymond and Frances May ELAM Overcash, he married Reta B. Kennedy on Oct. 18, 1937, in Kentland, Ind. She survives. Also surviving are four sons, Ronald of Sparland, Lynn of Havana, Leslie of Moline and Richard of Cedar Park, Texas; two daughters, Jennifer West of Canton and Janette Overcash of Fairview; two half brothers, Kenneth Rockhold of Peoria and Clyde Rockhold of Pekin; 10 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. One brother and one half brother preceded him in death. He was a tool and die maker at Caterpillar Inc., retiring in 1975 after 40 years. He was a founding member of the Spoon River Chapter of the Sons an Daughters of the Pilgrims, and was a member of Illinois Sons of the American Revolution. Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Murphy-Sedgwick Memorial Home in Canton. The Rev. Clarence Liang will officiate. Visitation will be one hour before services at the memorial home. Burial will be in Foster Cemetery in rural Fairview.


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April 06, 1991, Saturday State Times/Morning Advocate, Page: 4-F
PARKER, CLARENCE Died 6 a.m. Thursday, April 4, 1991, at Fields Memorial Hospital, Centreville, Miss. He was 90, a native and resident of Centreville. Religious services at Nathaniel Baptist Church, Centreville, at 2 p.m. Sunday, conducted by the Rev. John H. Scott Sr. Burial in church cemetery. Survived by wife, Elizabeth Collins Parker; nine children, Joe and Huston, both of Woodville, Miss., Lucille Conrad and Clara Anderson, both of Baton Rouge, Claude Edward, James, Randy, Erma Lee and Jeanette, all of Centreville, and Lori Parker, Houston; two sisters, Nena ELAM and Wilhemenia Jamison, both of Chicago, Ill.; a son-in-law, four daughters-in-law, 39 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Preceded in death by father, mother, two wives, five sons, six daughters, four brothers, and four sisters.

March 15, 1994, The Courier-Journal Louisville, KY, Page: 06B
BOWLING GREEN — Phyllis ELAM Parks, 74, died here Sunday. Her husband, Paul, survives. Funeral, 2 p.m. Tuesday, Eastwood Baptist Church. Visitation at the church after 1 p.m. Tuesday. Arrangements: Johnson-Vaughn Funeral Home.


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December 23, 1991 The Courier-Journal Louisville, KY, Page: 04B
William Leon Raper, 68, of South Louisville, died Saturday at his home. He was a native of Green County, Ind., retired Greyhound Bus Lines driver, an Army veteran and a member of ATU Union Local 1500. Survivors: his wife, the former Mary Jo ELAM; two sons, Gary and Mark Raper; a daughter, Sarah Raper; his mother, Olive Raper; his brother, Ralph Raper; and three grandchildren. Funeral: 11 a.m. Tuesday, Shively Baptist Church, 1599 Sadie Lane. Burial: Cave Hill Cemetery. Visitation: Arch L. Heady Southern Funeral Home, 3601 Taylor Blvd., 1-4 and 6-9 p.m. Monday. Memorial gifts: Hospice of Louisville or church building fund.

Mrs. Lydia M. RAY, wife of Alex RAY of Mulberry Grove, and a half sister of J.S. TAYLOR of this city, passed away at her home in Mulberry Grove at 3:15 p.m. Tuesday, 2 Jan 1941 Mrs. RAY had been in failing health for several years, and had been confined to her bed for the past four months. Death was due to general senility and obstruction of the bowels. Funeral services were conducted at 2 p.m. today, at the Mulberry Grove Methodist church, the Rev. J.L. MILLER, the pastor, officiating. Interment was made at the Mulberry Grove cemetery. Mrs. RAY's maiden name was Lydia Margaret TAYLOR, and she was born in Pleasant Mount township March 25, 1853, and was aged 87 years, nine months, and six days. She was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. John TAYLOR. She was married in 1866 to Joseph ELAM, and surviving this union is one son, Walter ELAM of Mulberry Grove. Mr. ELAM passed away many years ago. On August 31, 1886, Mrs. ELAM was married to W.A. RAY, and he, with one daughter, Mrs. Mattie PALMER of Evansville, Ind., survives. One son, Edgar, died several years ago. She is also survived by two half brothers, Mr. TAYLOR of this city, and Winslow TAYLOR of Pleasant Mount township, three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Mr. and Mrs. RAY observed their golden wedding anniversary Aug. 31, 1926. [sic] She was a member of the Methodist church of Mulberry Grove, where they had lived since 1902.

Funeral services for W. Alex RAY, formerly of Mulberry Grove, who died at 9:15 a.m. Sunday, 7 Sep 1941, at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Mattie PALMER at Evansville, Ind., as noted in the Advocate Monday, were conducted at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Mulberry Grove Methodist church, the Rev. J.L. MILLER officiating. Interment was made at the Mulberry Grove cemetery. The body was brought to the Runells Funeral Home at Mulberry Grove Sunday night. Mr. RAY was born in Lawrence county, Illinois, August 22, 1859 and was aged 82 years and 16 days. He was married to Mrs. Lydia TAYLOR ELAM, at Vandalia August 31, 1886 and 38 years ago they moved to Bond county and had lived in the vicinity of Mulberry Grove until the death of his wife when he went to live with his daughter. He is survived by the daughter mentioned, one stepson, Walter ELAM of Mulberry Grove, one brother, William RAY of Warm Springs, Ark., three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. One son Edgar died in December 1932.

March 25, 1995, The Courier-Journal Louisville, KY, Page: 13A
RICHMOND -- Bonnie ELAM Richardson, 77, formerly of Richmond, died Wednesday in Tallassee, Ala. Funeral, 10 a.m. Saturday, Curry-Parsons-Collins Funeral Home. Visitation after 9 a.m. Saturday.

Publication Date: December 12, 1992, Peoria Journal Star, Page C6
COLCHESTER — Keith William Rigg, 69, of Fandon died at 10:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 10, 1992, at his home. Born Nov. 17, 1923, in Chalmers Township, McDonough County, to George and Dora Black Rigg, he married Shirley ELAM on Oct. 20, 1945, in Anniston, Ala. She survives. Also surviving are two sons, Craig E. of Colchester and Curt A. of Bushnell; one daughter, Camilla R. Mercier of Mound, Minn.; seven grandchildren; and one brother, Elbert C., and one sister, Mrs. Joe (Hazel) Bown, both of Macomb. He was preceded in death by three brothers. He was an auctioneer for 48 years, worked at N.T.N. Bower for 19 years and farmed. He was a member and elder of Fandon Christian Church. He was a member of the Note Seekers Quartet and a World War II Army veteran. Services will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at Jones Mortuary. The Rev. Lee Unger will officiate. Calling hours will be after 8 a.m. today at the mortuary. There will be no family visitation. Burial will be in Bethel Cemetery in rural Colchester. Memorials may be made to Bethel Cemetery.


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October 03, 1996, The Daily Oklahoman, Page: 28
SCANLAN, Donald Earl, passed away Sept. 30, 1996. He was born Sept. 29, 1940 in Dallas, Tx. to Hewey & Mary (ELAM) Scanlan McDaniel. He graduated from Capitol Hill H.S. in 1960. He was married to Jeralie (Davis) Scanlan for 21 years. He worked for Scott Chevrolet 1960-75. Don was an avid sportsman and loved fishing. He was preceded in death by his parents & stepfather, Clyde McDaniel. He is survived by 3 brothers, Jack Scanlan, San Antonio, Tx, Bob Scanlan, Blanchard, Ok, & Jimmy McDaniel, Springtown, Tx; stepbrother, Leroy McDaniel of MWC; stepsister, Alberta Goble of Guthrie; his 2 children, Karen Mason, Santee, Ca. & David Scanlan & wife, Rhonda of OKC; 3 grandchildren, Rachel Mason, David Mason & Lacey Scanlan. Don will be missed dearly by all who loved him. A special thanks to all who expressed their love and kindness at our time of grief. Don donated his body to the University of Okla. Health Science Center to help others. "We love you Daddy."

February 03, 1999, The News & Observer Raleigh, NC
RALEIGH - James Dow Sheppard, Jr., 58, formerly of Shelby, NC died Monday, February 1, 1999 at Rex Hospital. The son of Grace Shytle Sheppard and the late James Dow Sheppard, Sr., he was born October 13, 1940 in Greensboro, NC. Jim, as he was known to friends, graduated from Shelby High School in 1958 after which he attended the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill where he studied Journalism. During his career he worked for the Raleigh News and Observer and the High Point Enterprise and was Managing Editor of three North Carolina newspapers; The Lincoln Times in Lincolnton, the Courier-Sun in Rutherfordton and the McDowell News in Marion. He also worked as an Assignment Editor at WRAL-TV in Raleigh and was a Public Inform tion Officer for the State of North Carolina. Surviving are his wife, Martha Elam Sheppard; daughter, Kelly Ann Sheppard; son, Jason Dow Sheppard; mother, Grace Sheppard; and sister, Mary Ellen Sheppard. A graveside service will be held 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, February 3, 1999 at Oakwood Cemetery. The family will receive friends at their home at 5412 Parkwood Dr. Memorial contributions may be made to the Cleveland County Humane Society, 1010 West Sumter St., Shelby, NC 28150.

Publication Date: November 06, 1996, Peoria Journal Star, Page D7
PEORIA -- Gladys Merle Simmons, 94, of Hillsboro, the mother of a Peoria woman, died at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 5, 1996, at Montgomery Health Care Center in Taylor Springs. Born Feb. 17, 1902, in Woburn to Stephen and Julia ELAM Bone, she married Alva Esta Simmons on Dec. 24, 1921, in Greenville. He died in 1976. She also was preceded in death by three brothers and three sisters. Surviving are three daughters, Mrs. Victor (Jewel) Post of Peoria, Annabelle Robertson of Mount Olive and Marjorie Bunton of Henderson, Nev.; one son, Earl of Chula Vista, Calif.; 10 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; one brother, Steven ELAM of Brownsville, Texas; and two sisters, Nina Wehrle of Mulberry Grove and Lela Harvey of Harlingen, Texas. Services will be at noon Friday at Patton Memorial Home in Hillsboro, where visitation will be one hour before services. Burial will be in Liberty Cemetery in Mulberry Grove. Memorials may be made to Calvary Baptist Church in Hillsboro or any charity.

March 23, 1992, The Daily Oklahoman, Page: 18
SPEARS Anna L. (Leemhuis), 87 of OKC, passed away March 20, 1992. She was born October 16, 1904 in Germany to Jacob Leemhuis and Lena Rueben. Her family settled in Hobart, OK. Anna met her husband A.M. Spears Sr. and traveled to many different areas of Oklahoma, of which they came to settle in OKC in 1945 and have remained here since. She was preceded in death by her husband on August 13, 1964. Anna was a loving and devoted person not only to all of her family but also to the numerous friends that came to know her. She is survived by her children, Alonzo M. Spears Jr. of OKC, Leunah M. Beatty of OKC, Juanita M. Harris of Sterling, OK, Jane S. Barnes of Peoria, IL, Judy S. Elam of Yukon, OK, Cynthia L. Hess of OKC, Shirlee F. Ruedy of Bethany, OK, Patricia A. Murphy of Charlotte, NC; Step-children, Constance H. Spears of Midwest City, Gloria S. Perkins of OKC, Mary E. Mandrell of OKC, Ethel S. Cook of Fountain Run, KY; 22 Grandchildren; 32 Great Grandchildren; and was preceded in death by a step-son, Charles H. Spears. Services will be held Tuesday, March 24, 1992 at 10:00 am at the Hahn-Cook/Street & Draper Chapel with interment at 2:00 pm at Gotebo Cemetery. Hahn-Cook/Street & Draper 6006 NW Grand Blvd.

Obituary from Greenville Advocate, Greenville, Bond County, IL:
Mrs. R. H. Spradling died in Lincoln, Nebraska February 11, 1907, aged 45 years. Mrs. Spradling was a daughter of the late Joel & Mary White Elam and was born in this ( ) 45 years ago. About 20 years ago she married Dr. R. H. Spradling and since that time they have lived at Lexington and  Lincoln, Nebraska.
She is survived by her husband and two sons, Frank and Clarence and by two sisters, Mrs. W. A. McClain of Greenville and Mrs. George Kuhn of Denver, Colorado and by two brothers John Elam of Lincoln and Pe(r/c)t (Percival?) Elam , half-brother, of East St. Louis (IL).

January 04, 1997, The State Journal-Register Springfield, IL , Page 27
Mary R. Spurgeon, 64, of Lincoln died Friday at her residence. Survivors: two daughters, Rhonda Murphy of Mitzen, La., and Carol Spurgeon of Lincoln; a son, John E. Spurgeon of Houston, Texas; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; mother, Letha ELAM of Lincoln; and a brother, Loyd ELAM of Lincoln. Graveside services: 2 p.m. Monday, Zion Cemetery, Lincoln. Kerrigan Funeral Home in Lincoln is in charge of arrangements.

Publication Date: July 23, 1996, Greensboro News & Record, Page B3
HIDDENITE - Mrs. Willie ELAM Summers, 76, died Sunday at Iredell Memorial Hospital. The funeral is scheduled for 3 p.m. Wednesday at the Hiddenite United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Donnie Durham and the Rev. Wade Wright officiating. The body will lie in state at the church for 30 minutes prior to the funeral, and burial will follow in Iredell Memorial Gardens. The family will assemble at the residence of the deceased and will receive friends from 7-9 p.m. this evening at Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home in Statesville. Born in Iredell County, January 20, 1920, Mrs. Summers was the d A -

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January 08, 1996, The Daily Telegraph London, Page: 19
CONSTANCE TIPPER, who has died aged 101, conducted pioneering research into metal crystals which enabled her to work out why the hulls of Liberty ships were splitting in two during the Second World War. Her research laid the foundations for crucial developments in ship, aircraft, jet engine and bridge design. A surgeon's daughter, Constance Fligg Elam was born at New Barnet on Feb 16 1894. She was one of the first graduates of Newnham College, Cambridge, where she read Natural Sciences. She went on to work at the National Physical Laboratory and the Royal School of Mines, and completed a doctorate at London University. In 1921 she and Harold Carpenter had produced one of the first methods for converting large pieces of a metal into single crystals. Five years later she and Geoffrey Taylor exploited this breakthrough to determine the crystallographic characteristics of the plastic deformation of aluminium. This was the dawn of the science of the ductility and strength of metals. Her book The Distortion of Metal Crystals (1935) opened up this new subject. In 1928 she married G H Tipper, a superintendent of the Indian Geological Survey, and two years later was elected a Fellow of Newnham. She was later lecturer and reader in engineering at the university. During the Second World War, she worked with J F Baker for the Admiralty, which had run into difficulties in its method of constructing merchant ships. To speed up construction, the hulls of the vessels were all-welded rather than riveted; in some craft, particularly Liberty ships, the hulls were splitting in cold, rough seas. The Admiralty was mystified by the phenomenon - it was as if the metal had turned into glass. Constance Tipper developed the "Tipper Test" to determine the vulnerability of steel. By studying the structures of the cracks with a microscope, she uncovered many of the underlying processes in the crystal grains of the metal. She established that to prevent fracture, a steel should be chosen which did not become brittle until cooled well below service temperatures. In 1962 she published The Brittle Fracture Story, which contains many insights that are still important today. Her husband died in 1947. In 1960 she retired from Cambridge, and moved to Langwathby, Cumbria, where she lived with her brother and spent many happy hours fly-fishing on the rivers Eden and Eamont. Constance Tipper also gardened, painted and played the piano and organ.

THE SPRINGVALLEY BLADE, SATURDAY - DECEMBER 29, 1894, SPRINGVALLEY, OHIO
Jane TRUMAN   was born April 13, 1810, 2 1/2 miles East of Springvalley, and died December 27, 1894 at her home adjoining Springvalley where she has lived since 1828, in which year she was married to Jeffry TRUMAN, his death occured January 1, 1857. She was the mother of 13 children. 5 sons and 8 daughters of whom 3 sons and 3 daughters are living. She was the last of 5 brothers and 5 sisters, of the family of Josiah and Sarah A. ELAM. Her father was born in Culpepper County, Virginia in 1753. He was a soldier in the War of the Revolution, after which he removed to Kentucky where he was married to Sarah A. PORTER. Being greatly harrased by Indians, numbers of their neighbors being slain and others carried into captivity, mostly by the Miami Tribes, he with others engaged in several expeditions against  the savages of the Miami Valley. He was a Captain of a Kentucky Company which was with General St. Clair. While on one of these expeditions he
selected 1000 acres of land on Caesarcreek and in the year 1802 moved his family to it., and on this farm Jane TRUMAN was born. She grew up in the Baptist faith, her mother and father being active members of the Missionary Baptist Church, but she often expressed herself being a believer in the doctrines as taught by the Friends, although she never became a member of any church, she was a woman of strong will power and strict integrity, and if she ever wronged anyone it was
unintentional on her part. So well has she done her part in this world, that in her death, she had no fears of the next. Interment today ( Saturday ) in the family cemetery near the place of her
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September 25, 1998, Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Ruth "Gerry" Vessel, 76, Sarasota, died Sept. 23, 1998. She was born Dec. 15, 1921, in Decatur, Ala., and came to Sarasota 38 years ago from Alabama. She was a retired seamstress. She was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary Post 3233. She was a Baptist. Survivors include her husband, Ed; three daughters, Patricia Spott and Jackie Rosier, both of Sarasota, and Rhonda Henry of Dillsboro, Tenn.; two stepdaughters, Lori Hotaling of Houston and Sara Brisbley of Tampa; three sons, Earl Penn of Moore, S.C., Jon ELAM of Naples and Wayne ELAM of Sarasota; a stepson, Dennis of Sarasota; a sister, Laura Blevins of Decatur; two brothers, James Worley and Earl Worley Jr., both of Decatur; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Palms Funeral Home. The service will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Inurnment will be in Palms Memorial Park. Memorial donations may be made to Parkinson Outreach Program, 508A Pasadena Ave. South, St. Petersburg, FL 33707.

The Shoals (AL) Times Daily, August 15, 1999
Lillian E. Vickery
  Florence
              Lillian Elam Vickery, 66, died Friday, Aug. 13, 1999. Visitation will be 6-9 p.m. today at Greenview Funeral Home. The funeral will be Monday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home chapel with burial in Greenview Memorial Park.


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August 24, 1990, The Baton Rouge Morning Advocate, Page: 6-C
WALKER SR., LOUIS "FLATHEAD" Died Monday, Aug. 20, 1990, in Plaquemine. He was 76, a native and resident of Plaquemine. Visiting at Good Citizens Mortuary, Plaquemine, 2 to 5 p.m. Friday. Visiting at Greater St. Mary Baptist Church, Plaquemine, 5:30 p.m. until religious services at 8 p.m. Friday, conducted by the Rev. Orris Dupuy, pastor. Dismissal at 11 a.m. Saturday. Burial in Homestead Cemetery, Plaquemine. Survived by a son, Louis Walker Jr.; two sisters, Dorathy Sparks and Ada Gibson; a friend, Estelle ELAM; three grandchildren; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was a member of Greater St. Mary Baptist Church and Sweet Home Lodge No. 88 Knights of Pythias.

Publication Date: December 26, 1995, Peoria Journal Star, Page D8
CUBA -- June Wells, 75, of Clayberg Nursing Home died at 7:25 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 23, 1995, at the nursing home. Born May 30, 1920, in Fairview to Stephen ELAM and Pearl M. Maseker ELAM, she married Delbert F. Wells on May 27, 1939, in Palmyra, Mo. He died June 17, 1978. She also was preceded in death by two brothers and one sister. Surviving are one brother, Robert of Florida, and several nieces and nephews. She was a retired manager of Montgomery Ward. She was a member of Shields Chapel United Methodist Church and Canton Moose Lodge No. 784. Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Murphy-Sedgwick Memorial Home. The Rev. Kathy Sweet will officiate. Visitation will be one hour before the service at the funeral home. Burial will be in White Chapel Memory Gardens, Canton. Memorials may be made to St. Francis Children's Hospital.

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Mrs. Linda Louise Whorton, 66, of Lamar died Saturday, Oct. 24, 1998, at Johnson Regional Medical Center. She was a native of Piney, daughter of the late Will and Linnie Harless Elam, a Protestant, and was preceded in death by two sons, Kenneth Wayne Whorton and Paul Allen Whorton.
Survivors include her husband, Kenneth F. Whorton; two daughters and sons-in-law, Sharon and Nick Mullings and Della and Larry Freeman, all of Lamar; three brothers, Dan Elam of Knoxville, Richard Elam of San Diego, Calif., and Ray Elam of Oklahoma City, Okla.; one sister, Mamie Mannings of Alma; seven grandchildren, one great-grandchild; and numerous nieces and nephews. Graveside services and burial will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 28, at the Brock Cemetery at Piney. Arrangements are under the direction of Humphrey Funeral Service of Russellville.

November 16, 1995, Peoria Journal Star, Page D6
EAST PEORIA — Ruth V. Widdows, 69, of 113 S. Gardena Ave. died at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15, 1995, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria. Born Aug. 10, 1926, in Matthews, Mo., to Cletis and Mary ELAM Winders, she married Ralph Widdows on Oct. 17, 1941, in East Prairie, Mo. He survives. Surviving are two sons, Larry of East Peoria and Jack of Immokalee, Fla.; two daughters, Brenda Meinrich of Peoria and Kathy Adams of East Peoria; one sister, Marie Evans of St. Louis; two brothers, Virgil Winders of Dallas and Dan Winders of East Peoria; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Three brothers preceded her in death. Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Schmidt-Haller Funeral Parlors. The Rev. Linda Foreman will officiate. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 tonight at the parlors. Burial will be in Fondulac Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association.

September 05, 1991, The Courier-Journal Louisville, KY, Page: 04B
Mary Louise ELAM Wilmot, 64, died Tuesday at SS. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital. She was the former Mary Myatt, a native of Henry County, Tenn., and a retired bookkeeper for Walgreen's. Survivors: a daughter, Betty Jean ELAM; a son, Joey ELAM of Key Largo, Fla.; her mother, Agnes M. Myatt; two sisters, Betty Ann Jones of Shepherdsville and Doylene Bruce; a brother, E. Sonny Myatt of Pendleton; and three grandchildren. Funeral: 11 a.m. Friday, Joseph E. Ratterman & Son South End Funeral Home, 7330 Southside Drive. Entombment: Resthaven Mausoleum. Visitation: 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Thursday. Memorial gifts: chaplain service at SS. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital.

Mary E. Wilson, 81, Kansas City, Kan., died Dec. 14, 1993, at the home. Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at the Maple Hill Chapel; burial in Maple Hill Cemetery. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the chapel. Mrs. Wilson was a lifelong area resident. Her husband, Charles R. Wilson, died in 1964. Survivors include three daughters, Betty Croxton of the home and Mary Bounds and Alice Court- right of Kansas City, Kan.; two brothers, Charles ELAM and Russell ELAM of Kansas City, Kan.; 10 grandchildren; 19 great-grand- children; and 15 great-great-grandchildren.


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