Brent Lee Elam

Brent Lee Elam, 61, of Mulberry Grove, IL passed away at 7:21 PM, Monday, August 19, 2019 at Fayette County Hospital ER.

Cremation rites will be accorded. A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 AM, Friday, August 23, 2019 at the First Baptist Church of Mulberry Grove, IL with Rev. Bob Carter officiating. Interment will follow in Liberty Cemetery, Mulberry Grove. Military Rites will be accorded at the graveside by the Mulberry Grove American Legion Post #1180. Visitation will be held prior to services from 9:00-11:00 AM, Friday, August 23, 2019 at the church. Memorials may be made to the family. Online condolence can be expressed at

Brent Lee Elam was born on October 12, 1957 in Vandalia, IL, the son of George Junior and Neva Ilene (Wright) Elam. He was a United States Army Veteran. Brent was a teamster and member of the Teamsters Local #50. He started his career by hauling vehicles and then began working for local construction businesses and farmers. Brent was also a member of the First Baptist Church of Mulberry Grove.

He is survived by his mother, Neva Elam of Mulberry Grove; daughter, Sharon Kay Elam of Greenville; son, Cory Thomas Elam of Greenville; and brother, Kent Elam of Portland, IN.

He was preceded in death by his father.

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