J. W. Tomlin

Friday, March 2, 2012

J. W. Tomlin, 86, of Chapel Hill, died Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012.

Mr. Tomlin was a retired truck driver with Purity Dairy.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Maude and Louise Smithson Tomlin, and one son, Harry Leon Tomlin.

He is survived by sons, James Ricky (Sandra) Tomlin, Ronnie Earl Tomlin, Jeff Tomlin, and Tony Tomlin; daughter, Patricia Ann (Jerry) Johnson; brother, James Tomlin; sisters, Gail Hartley, Shirley Ashworth, and Mildred Herndon; five grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and longtime special friend, Annie Wentzel.

Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Friday, March 2, at Williamson Memorial Funeral Home, with Bro. Steven Leathers Sr. and Elder Doyle Hurst officiating. Interment will be in Mt. Hope Cemetery.

Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at Williamson Memorial Funeral Home, 615-794-2289. www.williamsonmemorial.com