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Redemption James Elam

Saturday, January 14, 2023 from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home

Saturday, January 14, 2023 at 6:00 PM

Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home


Redemption James Elam, (infant) of Cavetown, MD, passed away, Monday, January 9, 2023, at the Meritus Medical Center.

Born Sunday, December 25, 2022 at home in Cavetown, MD, he was the son of  Sarah Jean Elam and Kirsten Cheree Elam of Cavetown, MD.

He is survived by his grandparents, Ronald & Danielle Louder, Peggy Richards and Richard & Dena Wiles, great-grandparents, Diana Smith and Larry & Marie Stine and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

Family will receive friends at the Douglas A. Fiery Funeral Home 1331 Eastern Blvd. North, Hagerstown, MD on Saturday, January 14, 2023 from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm, with services following at 6:00 pm, with Elizabeth Reiner officiating.

Interment will be private.

To view a memorial slideshow for Redemption, click the following link:

Guest Book

We are heartbroken to have received the sad news of your sweet baby Redemption. Your video is so beautiful and shows the love he brought into this world. May you feel the presents of the love that surrounds you both and your extended families. Our prayers of healing are with you..

I'm so sorry for your loss. Praying for both of you and the rest of Redemption's family.

Jason Lawrence
Thurmont, MD

I love you Sarah Jean, I'm so sorry for you and Kirsten's loss. Just know that baby Redemption served a great purpose while on his short journey here. He is with GOD now but know this, he will wrap his arms around you when GOD calls you home to be with him. Love, Aunt Laura

Laura Holmes
Haines City , Florida

I am a friend of Dena’s I am very sorry for the loss of your precious Angel and hope that God comforts your hearts and gives you his Peace that surpasses all understanding.

Beth Burdette
Hagerstown, Md

I will forever hold Redemption close to my heart and remember him forever! I am very happy to have met him in his lifetime and will be there for his parents always and forever!

Natalie Mallette
Hagerstown, Maryland

Im so sorry for the loss of your first born son, my heart goes out to the both of you. Prayers for your family in this time of need. Condolences from the Clarke Family.

Nicole Jones
Stephen City , VA.

Kirsten and Sarah, I work with Madison and have followed your journey from the start. Madison has been full of excitement and love for her nephew. My heart goes out to you and your family, you have experienced something that no one should. Please rely on your family and friends for support you both through this difficult time... You are all in our thoughts...

Lori Testerman
Sabillasville, MD

We are so sorry for your loss.

Jarvis&Darrishia Tims
Brazoria , Tx

We love you both. We will forever cherish the time we got to spend with Redemption. Just a little sweetheart. He knew how much he was loved by you both and his family. We are so sorry that you have to experience such a loss.

PopPop & Gigi
Smithsburg , MD

Redemption, I only met you once but you left an imprint on me for the rest of my life. You made me a very proud aunt. I love you. Kirsten and Sarah, words cannot express the amount of pain you are in. I wish I could take it all away. I hope you both find the strength to get through this. Know that you both have so much support from friends and family. Eli is thinking of you both and his heart goes out to you. I will always be here for you girls, I love you two so much!

Waynesboro, Pa

We are so sorry for your loss, prayers for strength during this very difficult time. Love you

Doris & family
Front royal, Va

Hey Kirsten, it’s been a long long time since we’ve seen each other. If you remember, we lived close to one another when we went to school and lived on kelbaugh road. I wanted to just say I’m so sorry to hear about your son, I will keep you, your wife and your family in my prayers. And again I’m so terribly sorry. Ashley Miller (Jones)

Ashley Jones
Frederick, Maryland

Prayers for you both and your families. Our hearts break for you all. ❤️

Sydney & Cyrus
Thurmont, MD

Always and forever in YaYa’s arms my sweet little peanut Redemption. I am so very thank for you both allowing me the greatest Christmas gift ever . Watching him enter into this world . I love you both

Danielle watson
Thurmont , Md

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