James Elwood Elam 75 of Clay City husband of Mary Elam passed away Thursday, November 24, 2016. He worked as a logger. He is survived by his wife Mary Elam of Clay City, one son James Christopher Elam of Clay City, two daughters Angela Strange and her husband Danny of Frenchburg, Wyona Holder and her husband Farley of Frenchburg, twelve grandchildren and ten great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents Leonard and Nancy Elam and a son Jerry Elam, one brother Harold Elam, three sister’s Julie Watkins, Olive Campbell and Loretta Brewer. Funeral services will be held 1 PM Monday, November 28, 2016 at the Grayson Funeral Home Chapel. Friends may visit Monday from 11 AM till time of the service. Grayson Funeral Home is in charge of services.