SM/Sgt. Tommy R. Frierson
December 17, 1935 ~ March 5, 2013
SM/Sgt. Tommy R. Frierson, USAF Retired, 77, of Biloxi, MS, died Tuesday, March 5, 2013, in Biloxi.
Tommy was born in Picayune, MS and was a retired U. S. Air Force Veteran with 22 yeas of service. During his tenure with the military he served in Vietnam and was the recipient of many meritious awards and citations including the Bronze Star. After his retirement from the military he was employed with civil service at Keesler Air Force Base as writer, producer and director of military training films. He was a prolific writer and an avid golfer. He was a member of Sunkist Country Club.
Tommy was preceded in death by his son, Richard Frierson; parents, Randal Frierson and Myrtle Sellers; sister, Olivia Pearson, and brother, Huey Frierson. He is survived by his wife, Pauline Frierson; daughter, Linda Buford; step-daughter, Pamela (Steve) Blahnik; sons, Randy (Candi) Frierson and Kevin (Barbara) Frierson; step-sons, John P. Brockman and Timothy Brockman; fourteen grand-children and eleven great grandchildren.
In liue of flowers the family would perfer donations to one's favorite chartiy.
Graveside services with military honors will be held Monday, March 11, 2013 at 12:30 p.m. at Biloxi National Cemetery. Bradford-O'Keefe Funeral Home, 2511 Pass Road, in Biloxi is in charge of arrangements.
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Published in The Sun Herald from Mar. 7 to Mar. 10, 2013