Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

March 15, 2013

Raymond Daniel Elom

Corsicana Daily Sun

— Raymond Daniel Elom, 57, of Corsicana passed away Wednesday, March 13, 2013 in Marquez. Danny was born July 7, 1955 in Oakwood to parents, Ennis Rudolph Elom and Mary Marston Reynolds Elom.

He was an avid fisherman, and had a great love for his family and being outdoors. There wasn’t a musical instrument that he couldn’t play or a song he couldn’t sing. He was the life of the party and loved to have fun. Family and friends described him as very charismatic. He also had a terrific sense of humor and was very handsome.

He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Patricia McCurty.

He is survived by his wife, Jackie Renee Elom; daughters, Chasity Elom, Jessica Solonka and husband, Darrel, Bridget Edington and husband, Cody, Christina McGrath and husband, Max, Samantha Elom and husband, Bubba Griffin, Shelby Elom and Patricia Gail Elom; son, Justin Garnett and Josh Garnett. Papa Dan is also survived by his grandchildren; Cassidy, Savannah, Gavin, Zachery, Caden, Starlyn, Ethan, Balee, Heaven, Noah and Jillian. He is survived by sisters Linda Sue Stanforth and husband, Terry, Mary Beal and husband, Dee; and brothers Robert Ennis Elom and Mike McConathy and wife, Serena; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Visitation with the family will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, March 16, 2013 at Corley Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 17, 2013 at the Corley Funeral Home Chapel with Mr. Jack Smith, Jr. officiating. Graveside services will follow at 5 p.m. in Oakwood, Texas at Mt. Pisgah Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Bubba Griffin, J. C. Howze, Wendall Gore, Justin Garnett, Josh Garnett, Shorty Elom, and Chuck Nelson.

An online guestbook is available at by selecting the Raymond Daniel “Danny” Elom obituary.

Arrangements by Corley Funeral Home, Corsicana.