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Obituaries for Jan. 9, 2008

Wednesday, January 9, 2008

Martha Tatum Drummonds, 95, of Ridgely, died Monday, Jan. 7, 2008 at her residence.

She was a homemaker and a Baptist.

Services will be at 11 a.m. today in the Tiptonville chapel of Dyersburg Funeral Home with Bro. Mac Daniels officiating. Burial will be New Haven Cemetery in Ridgely.

Survivors include three daughters, Mary Tucker of Tiptonville, Mattie Scott of Ridgely and Linda Newton of Obion; three sons, Frank Tatum, Cooper Tatum and Alec "Snookie" Tatum, all of Tiptonville; a brother, Walton Tatum of Waynesboro; 17 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by her husband, Johnny Drummonds; three sons, Alvin Weaks, Thomas Tatum and Leamon Tatum and her parents, Bill and Ada Tatum.

Pallbearers will be Shelby Barker Sr., Shelby Barker Jr., Charles Campbell, James Mooring, Bobby Ray Newton and Jesse Dale Newton.