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James Ralph "Jim" Elam, Sr
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Birth: Dec. 24, 1934
McNairy County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Jul. 23, 2009
Savannah
Hardin County
Tennessee, USA

Parents:
Floyd (Doc) Dolphus and Fannie Ray Elam

Stepmother:
Nellie Elam

Sister:
Linda Elam

Brothers:
Gerald Elam
A. W. Elam
Joe Elam

Wife:
Katherine Anne Kelly McKnatt Elam

Daughters:
Patricia Peavy
Lorraine Martin
Lisa Cooper
Regina Kutila
Laurie Mcknatt Rainey
Brenda McKnatt Neely
Deborah Frazier

Sons:
Joe King
Floyd (Doc) King
James R. Elam, Jr.
Don Curtis McKnatt, Jr.
Corey Anderson McKnatt
Daniel McKnatt
Michael Peavy
Jerry Daniel Peavy


28 Grandchildren
20 Great Grandchildren

Jim was a member of the Second Baptist Church in Selmer, Tennessee. He served in the Air Force for 8 years.

Jim and Anne were the owner and operator of Elam's Corner in Crossroads, MS for 11 years. In earlier years Jim worked as a service representative for Cardinal Machinery and later was the owner of Elam's Machinery.

Jim never met a stanger. He told it straight up and you knew where you stood with him.

Jim's family and friends will miss him always!!




 
 
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 Parents:
  Dolphus N Elam (1911 - 1976)
  Fannie Lorraine Ray Elam (1912 - 1935)
 
Burial:
Mount Zion Cemetery
Stantonville
McNairy County
Tennessee, USA
 
Maintained by: Peace, Comfort and Hugs,...
Originally Created by: Shirley Taylor-Hopkins
Record added: Jul 29, 2009
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James Ralph Jim Elam, Sr
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James Ralph Jim Elam, Sr
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James Ralph Jim Elam, Sr
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