Donald G. Elam

  • Born: October 5, 1953
  • Died: November 26, 2008
  • Location: Waldo, Arkansas

Lewis Funeral Home

420 N Jackson
Magnolia, AR 71753

Tel. (870) 234-1010

Tribute & Message From The Family

Donald G. Elam, 55 of Waldo, Arkansas died Wednesday, November 26, 2008 at the Magnolia Hospital in Magnolia.
He was born October 5, 1953 in Magnolia and was born to Jeanette (Phillips) and the late Aubrey "Shine" Elam. Donald was a special projects operator for Alcoa which is now Sapa, served in the Army National Guard from 1972 to 1978. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Waldo, the Genealogy Society, and loved the Arkansas Razorbacks and Dallas Cowboys.
Survivors are his wife, Ann (Bigelow) Elam of Waldo; daughters, Carol and Mike Carter of Stephens, Lisa and David Stamper of Magnolia, and Donna and Jeremy Covey of Benton, Arkansas; mother, Jeanette Elam of Waldo; brother, Royce and Phyllis Elam of McNeil; grandson, Tyler Stamper of Magnolia; numerous uncles, aunts, cousins, and friends.
Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday, November 29, 2008 at Lewis Chapel with Bro. Dennis Cole officiating. Burial will follow at Shiloh Cemetery under the direction of Lewis Funeral Home, Inc. of Magnolia. Visitation will be Friday evening from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Guy Lightfoot, John Lightfoot, David Spradlin, Johnny Pate, David Clark, and Darrell Collier. Honorary pallbearers will be Cedric Strickland, Greg Key, David Butler, James Donald Pate, and Ronnie Pate.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Condolence & Memory Journal

Carrol, Lisa, And Donna So sorry for your loss. Your family is in my prayers.

Posted by Karen Neill    December 05, 2008

Carol and Family: I know how broken hearted you are and my thoughts and prayers are with you. Try to find some peace and comfort in the fact that your dad will suffer no more pain and has laid down the cares and worries of his earthly life. He is waiting for you in that glorious place where you will again be united.

Posted by Terry Rutledge - Ardmore, OK   December 04, 2008

our deepest sympathies in your time of loss. You are in our thoughts.
Rodger, Shannon, and the kids.

Posted by Rodger Stockwell - Justin, TX   November 30, 2008

Dear Jeanette and Elam Family,
So sorry to hear about Donald. My thought and prayer are with you.

Posted by Dolores Morris Snodgrass - Valley Springs, CA   November 29, 2008

We love you!!!

Posted by James and Nancy Pate    November 29, 2008

We are sorry for your loss. Our prayers and thoughts are with your family.

Posted by Jim, Deborah, Deston & Caitlyn Linkous - Magnolia, AR   November 29, 2008

Our Prayers go with you.

Posted by Linda Raye Elam Miller - Dalzell, SC   November 29, 2008


Posted by doris sharp - waldo, AR   November 29, 2008

May the God of all Comfort (2Co.1:3,4)Comfort the Elam family,
When the last enemy strikes grief maybe great and make the heart yearn for comfort, Almighty God gives HOPE and PROMISE at (ACTS 24:15, JOHN 5:28, ISAIAH 26:19 and REVELATION 21:4)
His Hope and Promise soon to be attain, May these thoughts be of some comfort.

Posted by Ginger Robinson - Joaquin, TX   November 28, 2008

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. May God provide the comfort and strength you need at this time.

Posted by Stephen & Amanda Collier - OK   November 28, 2008

We are truly sorry for your loss. Donald's love for his family left a legacy of selflessness and caring. Rodney and Melinda Bigelow

Posted by Rodney and Melinda Bigelow - Van Buren, AR   November 28, 2008

Carol, Lisa and Family- I am so sorry for your loss. You all will be in my prayers.

Posted by Nancy (Walker) Lewis - Magnolia, AR   November 28, 2008

Carol and family. I'm so sorry to hear about your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you guys and if you need anything at all just let me know. Your dad was a wonderfull man and he will be missed by many!

Posted by Crystal Kirkpatrick    November 28, 2008

Carol and family,
We are so sorry for your loss. We are praying for you and your family.

Posted by Michael & Leslie Salmon - Greenbrier   November 28, 2008

Dear Elam family,
We are thinking of each of you during this difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with each of you. God Bless You.

Posted by Mary & Lynn Wilson - Magnolia, AR   November 27, 2008

My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Posted by Miranda Jackson - Magnolia, AR   November 26, 2008