Obituary - William Lytle Tomlinson

Daily Corinthian Newspaper, Corinth, MS dated Jan. 25, 1971
William Lytle Tomlinson, who had extensive land holdings in Tippah County, died at 5:25 a.m. today at Care Inn Nursing Home in Corinth. He was 89. A resident of Walnut, Tomlinson was a steward for 40 years at Campground Methodist Church later named an honorary steward. He served as trustee for the church parsonage for several years and served for 12 years as trustee on the Alcorn County School Board. He was a member of the Alcorn County Board of Education for 10 years. He also served for 15 years on the Alcorn County Welfare Board.
Funeral services are set for 2 p.m. Tuesday at Campground Methodist Church with the Rev. J.E. Long and the Rev. L.R. Shumaker officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery.
Survivors include three sons, W.L. Tomlinson, Jr. of Walnut, Raymond Tomlinson of Jackson, Mississippi, Brewer Tomlinson of Kossuth; two daughters, Mrs. Loyce Gilliam of Munford, Tennessee, and Mrs. Bennett Harrison of Walnut; four brothers, Jim Tomlinson of Greenville, South Carolina, Grady Tomlinson and Willis Tomlinson, both of Walnut and Claud Tomlinson of Kansas City, Missouri; three sisters, Mrs. T.J. Newman and Mrs. James George, both of Memphis and Mrs. Clyde Hopper of Walnut; 12 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be grandsons: Pat Harrison, Paul W. Tomlinson, John B. Tomlinson, Ray Tomlinson, Wallace Tomlinson, W.L. Tomlinson, III.
McPeters Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.

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