Morrison, Tennessee – Mr. Jerry Thomas “Tom” Elam, 77, passed away
Saturday September 21, 2019 at McArthur Manor Assisted Living in
Manchester, Tennessee. He was born in Coffee County on November 4, 1941 to
Harvey Albert and Beulah Marie Toliver Elam who preceded him in death along
with his sister, Marion Elam; brothers, Gordon K., Glenis E. and James
He was a US Army veteran and a member of the New Union Church of Christ. He
was a cattle and row crop farmer.
He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Shirley Anderson Elam; son, Brent
Thomas (Dana) Elam, Manchester; brother, Ralph A. (Elaine) Elam,
Manchester; sisters, June (Ewin) Davis, Manchester and Doris Hamann,
Morrison; grandchildren, Megan and Alison Elam; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be 1:00 PM Tuesday in the Central Funeral Home chapel
with Minister Charles Williams officiating with burial to follow in the
Hopewell Cemetery with Military Honors. Visitation: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Monday at Central Funeral Home, Manchester, Tennessee.