Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Friday, April 25, 2014, in Ward's Funeral Home Chapel for Thelma Mae Tumlin, 91, of Gainesville. The Rev. Lamar Purcell will officiate. Interment will be in TimberRidge Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends Thursday from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Mrs. Tumlin passed away Tuesday, April 22, 2014.
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Mrs. Tumlin was born in Hall County to the late Jermiah Thomas and Agnes Bell Bolding Hawkins. A homemaker, she was a member of Bethany Baptist Church for 55 years. Mrs. Tumlin was a loving mother and grandmother. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Carl Wilson Allison in 1956 and Donald Adron Tumlin in 1965; and a brother, Horace Decatur Hawkins.
Survivors include son, Jerry Carl Allison, Gainesville; daughters and sons-in-law, Janice and Harold Ferguson, McDonough, Donna and Mike West, Jefferson, Rhonda and Ted LaPointe, Flowery Branch; brother and sister-in-law, Robert Eugene and Lynda Hawkins, Gainesville; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren.
Online condolences may be made to wardsfh.com.
Ward's Funeral Home, 758 Main St. SW, Gainesville, in charge of arrangements.
Ward's Funeral Home
758 Main Street SW Gainesville, GA 30501
Published in gainesvilletimes.com on Apr. 24, 2014