- October 5, 1953 - November 26, 2008
- Waldo, Arkansas
of Donald's Passing
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“Carrol, Lisa, And Donna So sorry for your loss. Your family is in my prayers.
1 of 16 | Posted by: Karen Neill
“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...Read More »
2 of 16 | Posted by: Terry Rutledge - Ardmore, OK
“our deepest sympathies in your time of loss. You are in our thoughts.
Rodger, Shannon, and the kids.
3 of 16 | Posted by: Rodger Stockwell - Justin, TX
“Dear Jeanette and Elam Family,
So sorry to hear about Donald. My thought and prayer are with you.
4 of 16 | Posted by: Dolores Morris Snodgrass - CA
“We love you!!!
5 of 16 | Posted by: James and Nancy Pate
“We are sorry for your loss. Our prayers and thoughts are with your family.
6 of 16 | Posted by: Jim, Deborah, Deston & Caitlyn Linkous - AR
“Our Prayers go with you.
7 of 16 | Posted by: Linda Raye Elam Miller - Dalzell, SC
“I'M SO SORRY WE HAVE LOST DONALD. IF THERE IS ANY THING I CAN DO TO HELP, LET ME KNOW.FOR NOW, YOU AND YOURS ARE IN MY THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS. GOD...Read More »
8 of 16 | Posted by: doris sharp - waldo, AR
“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,...Read More »
9 of 16 | Posted by: Ginger Robinson - Joaquin, TX
“Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. May God provide the comfort and strength you need at this time.
10 of 16 | Posted by: Stephen & Amanda Collier - OK
“We are truly sorry for your loss. Donald's love for his family left a legacy of selflessness and caring. Rodney and Melinda Bigelow
11 of 16 | Posted by: Rodney and Melinda Bigelow - AR
“Carol, Lisa and Family- I am so sorry for your loss. You all will be in my prayers.
12 of 16 | Posted by: Nancy (Walker) Lewis - Magnolia, AR
“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....Read More »
13 of 16 | Posted by: Crystal Kirkpatrick
“Carol and family,
We are so sorry for your loss. We are praying for you and your family.
14 of 16 | Posted by: Michael & Leslie Salmon
“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.
15 of 16 | Posted by: Mary & Lynn Wilson - Magnolia, AR
“My thoughts and prayers are with you all.
16 of 16 | Posted by: Miranda Jackson - Magnolia, AR
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.