M.C. Elam, 84, entered into rest April 30, 2009 at Wellmont Holston Valley Medical Center. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Gate City Funeral Home in the Gene Falin Memorial Chapel of the funeral home with Rev. Charlie Taylor officiating. Military graveside rites will be conducted at Grassy Creek Cemetery, Nickelsville, Va., conducted by American Legion Hammond Post #3 Kingsport and Gate City Post #265 and the VA Army National Guard Honor Guard. Gate City Funeral Home is serving the Elam family.