Gwen Elam

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XENIA Gwen Elam, 72, of Xenia, passed away Tuesday, July 23, 2013, at Hospice of Dayton. She was born August 4, 1940 in Harlan, Kentucky. She is preceded in death by her mother and father, Margaret and Cawood Bergman. She is survived by her husband of 50+ years, Don Elam and 3 children: David Elam, Doug (Tracy) Elam and Shana (Shawn) LaShomb. She is also survived by her siblings: Sharon (Jerry) Scott, Ron (Robin) Bergman and Paul (Gwen) Bergman. Her many nieces and nephews include: Mark Bergman, Timi Reedy, Harold Reedy Jr. (Nooners), Kandi Reedy, Jason Bergman, P.J. Bergman, Billy Bergman, Robert Rose Jr., Rodney Rose, Randy Rose and Rhonda Hoffman. Gwen's pride and joy were her five grandchildren: Kelsey West Elam, Brooke Lauren Elam, Rylee Grace Elam, Emma Rose LaShomb and Benjamin David LaShomb. Gwen will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her. Visitation will be held from 6-8pm, Thursday, July 25, at Neeld Funeral Home, 1276 N. Detroit St., Xenia. A public graveside service will be held at 10am, Friday, July 26, at Woodland Cemetery, Xenia. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Lung Association, 4050 Executive Park Dr., #402, Cincinnati, OH, 45421, or to Hospice of Dayton, 324 Wilmington Ave., Dayton, OH, 45420, in memory of Gwen Elam. Condolences may be made to the family at
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Neeld Funeral Home
1276 North Detroit Street
Xenia, OH 45385
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