Mrs. Edith Ernestine Tatum of Evergreen passed away Saturday, February 10, 2018 at her residence. She was 75.
Funeral services will be held 1 p.m., Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at Olive Branch Baptist church. The family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to services. Rev. Herbert Brown will officiate. Music by Letitia Brown. Interment will follow in the church cemetery with Cope-Keahey Funeral Home directing. Serving as pallbearers will be Skyler Gibson, Terry Dean, David Tatum, Chip Stacey, Joey Brewton and David Wiggins. Honorary pallbearers will be Wayne House, Allen Pipkins and Tim Collins.
Survivors include son, Christopher (Robin) Hamrac, Evergreen; daughters, Julia Thomas, Evergreen; Christine (Ricky) Jones, Evergreen; Margaret (Dale) Simmons, Weaver,Al; Tracy Shehan, Evergreen; brother, Cecil (Nita) House, Evergreen; sisters, Velma Fell, Foley, Al; Virgie Collins, Milton,Fl; Evelyn (Harry) Pipkins, Evergreen; Myrtle Tolbert, Mobile; 13 grandchildren, numerous great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Willis Larry Tatum, granddaughter, Stephanie Smith.