Earl Warren Tomlinson

Staff Reports • Apr 27, 2018 at 4:08 PM

Funeral services for Mr. Tomlinson will be held Sunday, April 29, 2018 at 2 p.m. from the Immanuel Baptist Church with Pastor John Hunn and Brother Donald Owens officiating. Interment will follow in Wilson County Memorial Gardens.  Honorary pallbearers will be the Ready Sunday school class and former co-workers at Ford Glass Plant. Active pallbearers will be David and Justin Johnson, Michael and Jarrod Fleming, Kirby Davis and Andy Davis. Visitation will be Saturday from 3-7 p.m. at Ligon & Bobo and Sunday one hour prior to the service at the church.

Mr. Tomlinson, age 90, of Lebanon, died April 26, 2018.  

Born in Wilson County, he was the son of the late Elijah and Dinah Driver Tomlinson.  

He was a faithful member of Immanuel Baptist Church. He retired from Ford Glass Plant with 30 ½ years of service and was a lifelong farmer.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Judy Dollard; brother, Raymond Tomlinson; and sister, Barbara Davis. 

He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Davene Dedman Tomlinson; three children, Robert Earl Tomlinson, Jan (Larry) Bay, Dr. Tracy Tomlinson; three stepchildren, Debbie (Kevin) Benson, Becky (Bob) Hessinger, David (Sandy) Johnson; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; brother-in-law, Bill Davis; and son-in-law, Robert “Skip” Dollard.

Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements, ligonbobo.com.

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