Obituaries – October 16, 2007

Cora K. Elam

Services for Mrs. Elam will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16, in the chapel of Martin Oak Ridge Funeral Home with Dr. Don Long Officiating. Interment will follow in Oak Ridge Memorial Park. Visitation will be 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Mrs. Elam, 71, of Oak Ridge, Tenn. died Friday, Oct. 12, 2007, at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge.

She was retired from ORNL Federal Credit Union after 16 years. She was a member of New Salem Baptist Church in Clinton, Tenn.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Howard and Maybelle Kornegay and a brother, Robert R. Kornegay.

Survivors include: two daughters, Debbie (Scott) Shephard of Oak Ridge and Linda Elam of Mt. Juliet; grandchildren, Angie Shephard of Charlotte, NC and Danielle (Nick) Gallaher of Oak Ridge; great-grandchildren, Kaylie Gallaher and Jason Gallaher of Oak Ridge; three brothers, Stanley (Janie) Kornegay of Newnan, Ga., George (Sally) Kornegay of Clanton, Ala. and James (Gay) Kornegay of Hot Springs, Ark.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Holiday Bureau of Oak Ridge or Mt. Juliet Help Center, 3425B North Mt. Juliet Rd., Mt. Juliet, TN 37122.

Martin Oak Ridge Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Fred Thayer

Services for Mr. Thayer will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17 at Woodbine Funeral Home. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Tuesday and noon until the service Wednesday at the funeral home.

Mr. Thayer, 58, of Lebanon, died Saturday, Oct. 13, 2007.

Survivors include: wife, Valerie W. Thayer; sons, John Michael (Jennifer) and Stephen Todd (Mandy) Thayer; grandchildren, Gunnar Cole and Gavin Bryce Thayer; and sisters, Judy Macklem and Sharon White.

Memorial contributions may be made to Alive Hospice, 1718 Patterson Street, Nashville, 37203.


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