Charles Thomas Quinn, 89, of Columbus, Miss., passed away April 18, 2012, at Baptist Memorial Hospital.
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Graveside services were Saturday, April 21, 2012, at 2 p.m. at Mt. Vernon Cemetery with the Rev. Tim Williams officiating. Visitation was held Saturday, April 21, 2012, from 1 to 2 p.m. at Mt. Vernon Baptist Church. Memorial Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Quinn was born June 14, 1922, in Etowah County, Ala., to the late Thomas A. and Lucy Elizabeth Kemp Quinn. He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the United States Air Force. Mr. Quinn worked for many years as a marketing manager for St. Regis Paper Company and was active in Carpenters for Christ. He was a member of Mt. Vernon Baptist Church and was preceded in death by his wife, Orriel Solley Quinn.
Survivors include sons, Chuck Quinn and his wife, Linda, of Butler, Ala., Jeff Quinn and his wife, Dorcas, of Birmingham, Ala., and Mike Quinn and his wife, Laura, of Columbus, Miss.; daughter, Fran Quinn Elam and her husband, Mike, of Hartselle, Ala.; sister, Emma Lou Quinn of Glencoe, Ala.; 10 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Family and friends served as pallbearers.
Memorials may be made to Mt. Vernon Baptist Church, 200 Mt. Vernon Road, Columbus, MS 39702.
Published in The Gadsden Times on Apr. 25, 2012