Mr. Thomas Shields Pettyjohn, “TSP”, age 83 of Walker Street, Trion, GA passed away Tuesday, November 24, 2009 at Redmond Regional Medical Center.  Mr. Pettyjohn was born January 4, 1926 in Walker County GA.  He was retired from Mount Vernon Mills where he was a member of the Quarter Century Club.  Mr. Pettyjohn was a member of the Trion United Methodist Church, was a veteran of the United States Navy, Trion Lodge #160 F&AM, Trion Chapter #19 R.A.M., Rome Commandery #8, Yaarab Shrine, Atlanta, GA, Chattooga Shrine Club, Summerville Chapter #434 Order of the Eastern Star.Mr. Thomas was preceded in death by his wife, Doris Louise Greene Pettyjohn; Father and Mother, Henry M. and Sally Mae Brown Pettyjohn; brothers, Lee Pettyjohn, W. H. Pettyjohn and Roy Earl Pettyjohn; sisters, Lena Hopkins, Lily Wilson, Fannie Belle Ozment and Louise Johnson.Survivors include his daughter and son-in-law, Rhonda and John Sterner of Summerville, GA; grandson, Mason David Sterner of Summerville, GA; and sister, Ruby Wilson of Ft. Oglethorpe, GA; several nieces and nephews also survive.Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, November 29, 2009 at 4:00pm from the Erwin-Petitt Funeral Home with Rev. Art Graves and Rev. Rob Pierce officiating.  Interment will be in West Hill Cemetery with full Masonic graveside services.Mr. Pettyjohn will lie-in-state Sunday, November 29, 2009 at the Erwin-Petitt Funeral Home where the family will receive friends fro 2 until 4pm.Pallbearers will be Danny Pettyjohn, Don Wilson, Alfred Hopkins, Reuben Kennemore, Butch Camp and Robbie Hamby.Honorary pallbearers will be all Shriners, Masons, Eastern Star, Quarter Century Club and staff of Oakview Suites.Erwin-Petitt Funeral Home in charge of arrangements for Mr. Thomas Shields Pettyjohn, “TSP”, who passed away on Tuesday.