Sylvia Louise Elam

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Ms. Sylvia Louise Elam, daughter of the late Alexander and Freddie Williams Elam, entered into rest Friday, February 3, 2017. She was also preceded in death by a brother; Merritt Elam. Sylvia committed her life to serving others. She was a proud member of the class of 1966; T.W. Josey High School and 1970 Graduate class of Paine College. Sylvia retired from the Department of Labor and also worked many years for the State and local DFACS offices. Her service to the community was expressed within Spirit Creek Baptist Church.

Ms. Elam leaves to cherish fond loving memories with her brothers, Richard (Linda) Elam; NV and Terry (Patricia) Elam, Augusta, nieces, Yvette Elam, Roseville, Ca., Sophia Elam, Victorville, Ca. and Joi Elam, Augusta; nephew, Brandon Elam, Macon; god sister, Lillie K. Brown, beloved and devoted companion, Fred Jones and a host of cousins and friends.

A celebration of life will be 11:00 a.m., Friday, February 10, 2017, Spirit Creek Baptist Church, 1783 Dixon Airline Road, Augusta, with Reverend Reginald Jones, officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends Thursday, February 9, 2017, from 5 to 7:00 p.m. at Kinsey & Walton Funeral Home.

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Published in The Augusta Chronicle on Feb. 8, 2017