Mr. Thomas Melvin “Tommy” Schrader, age 78, of Cloudland, GA, died Friday, September 15, 2023, at his residence.

Mr. Schrader was born March 15, 1945, in Sylva, NC, son of the late George William and Minnie Frances Creasman Schrader.  He was a member of Chelsea Baptist Church and prior to his retirement, was employed with Bigelow-Sanford Rug Mill.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers, Larry Schrader, Terrell Schrader, and David Schrader.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Lou Smith Schrader; sons, Michael (Starla) Schrader, Timothy Schrader; daughter, Charlotte (Rusty) Gill; brother, Mark Schrader; 6 grandchildren; and 1 great-grandchild.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Sunday, September 17, 2023, from the Mason Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Kevin Smith officiating.
Interment will follow in New Home Cemetery in Henagar, AL.  Active pallbearers will be Rusty Gill, Zachary Gill, Greg Smith, and Mark Schrader.  Christopher Walsh will serve as honorary pallbearer.

Mr. Schrader will be in state at Mason Funeral Home and the family will receive friends from 12:00 Noon until the hour of service on Sunday.