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Nellie C. Elam

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Nellie C. Elam Obituary
Nellie Elam

Nellie Colleen Elam, nee Simpson, 91, of Belleville, Ill., born October 5, 1924, in St. Louis, Mo., died Monday, August 1, 2016, at Memorial Hospital, Belleville, Ill.

Mrs. Elam was a homemaker who enjoyed being with family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Claude B. and Ruby E., nee Bowman, Simpson; a son, Bradley Elam; and a sister, Wanda Hemphill.

Surviving are her husband of 70 years, Alfred J. Elam, whom she married on June 6, 1946; two sons, Gregory Elam (Pamela Irwin) of Swansea, Ill., and David (Loretta) Elam of California; three grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; a great-great- grandchild; three sisters, Verla (Charles) Sullivan of Affton, Mo., Dolores (Lewis) Shank of Florissant, Mo., and Thelma (Robert) Dehn of High Ridge, Mo.

Memorials may be made to the . Condolences may be expressed to the family online at: www.rennerfh.com.

Visitation: Friends may visit with the family from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, August 3, 2016, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, Ill.

Funeral: Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, August 4, 2016, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, Ill., with Rev. Robert Dyer officiating. Burial will be at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.

Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Aug. 3, 2016
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