Sarah B. Elam
Sarah B. Elam
  • October 22, 1926 - January 21, 2017
  • Millington, Mississippi

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Sarah Bennett Elam

Services to celebrate the life of Sarah Bennett Elam, 90, will be at held 1:00 p.m. Saturday at McPeters Funeral Home with Shane Price officiating. Burial will follow at Antioch Primitive Baptist Cemetery.

Visitation will be at 11:00 am prior to the service.

Sarah passed on Saturday January 21, 2017 at her residence in Millington, Tennessee. She was born in Corinth, MS on October 22, 1926 to the late Walter and Amy Parvin Bennett. Sarah loved riding around in her convertible singing "Long Black Train" by Josh Turner, crocheting for family, cooking and BIG family reunions.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Elmo Thomas Elam; daughter, Barbara Diane Fuller; sons, Nelson and Larry T. Elam; brothers, Harold Everett, Ross Cullen and James Edgar Bennett; sisters, Helen Taylor (Opal) and Geneva Bennett; grandchild, Jeremy Scott Bogle.
She is survived by daughters, Wanda Railey and Paula Walker; sisters, Ygondine Dove (Tom), Phyllis Phillips (Edward Glen); sister-in-law, Betty Elam Jobe (George); grandchildren, Lisa Jaco, Tina Fuller, Sandi Bollinger, Billy Ray Fuller, Jr, Kim Lustt, Jeff Elam, Cheri Bailey, Kristie Roland, Jason Walker, Sarah Ann Tubbs, Jimmy Walker; 20 great grandchildren; 8 great great grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers donations can Millington Rehab, Attn: Debbie, 5081 Easley, Millington, TN 38053

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McPeters Funeral Directors is in charge of the arrangements.