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James O. “Buddy” Tomlin

December 25, 1926 – July 28, 2004

Published in The Dallas New Era, Thursday, August 5, 2004
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James O. “Buddy” Tomlin of Buchanan, Georgia, passed away suddenly Wednesday, July 28, 2004 at his residence. He was born in Paulding County, December 25, 1926 the son of the late Pete Tomlin and Jewell Crompton Tomlin. He was a retired employee of Sewell Plastics in Acworth and a member of Tabernacle Baptist Church in Dallas.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Jessie Lorraine Prater Tomlin; his sister, Betty McNeur and brothers, Bobby and Arlin Tomlin.

Survivors include his daughter, Angela Stephens of Rockmart; two sons, Mark Thompson and Billy Wayne Hayes, both of Dallas; sisters, Geraldine Clark and Jean Lee, both of Rockmart; Evelyn Weber of St. Louis, Missouri; Sarah Johnson of Travelers Rest, South Carolina; 9 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Funeral services were held Friday, July 30, 2004 at 2 p.m. from the chapel of Hightower Funeral Home with Reverend Aaron Johnson officiating.

Interment followed in Corinth Cemetery with Terry Floyd, Steve Brown, Corky Corcoran, Spencer Rackley and Johnnie Walker serving as pallbearers.

Hightower Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


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