LINCOLNTON, Ga. - Mr. Roosevelt N. Elam of Double Branches Road died Monday in Lincoln County. The funeral services will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. at Newberry Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Willie J. White officating and burial will be in the church cemetery. Survivors included his wife, Minnie Bell Elam of Lincolnton, GA; three sons, Donald L. Reid of Augusta, Ga.; Billy R. Reid of Thomson, Ga.;and Quiller Elam of Lincolnton, Gathree daughters, Lena A. Gartrell, Fannie M. Elam, Quillette Elam all of Lincolnton, Ga ; His father, John Elam of Lincolnton, Ga.; Five brothers, Robert J. Elam and James Elam both of Augusta, Ga.; Jesse Elam , Eugene Elam and Lawrence Elam all of Lincolnton, Ga.; three sisters JoAnn Elam and Annie Mae Sewell both of Lincolnton, Ga and Lena Bell Ellison of Miami, Fla. and 10 grandchildren. The family will receive friends tonight at the funeral home from 7 to 8 p.m. Wright & Jones Funeral Home.
The Augusta Chronicle August 7, 2002