Mr. Thomas Lee Timmons age 79 of Jenkins Gap Road in Summerville passed away Sunday morning at his residence.

Mr. Timmons was a native of DeKalb County, Alabama born to the late Robert L. and Octavie Garmany Timmons on July 29, 1929.  He was a Baptist by faith and a retired auto mechanic.  He was preceded in death by his wife the late Aquilla Rash Timmons and daughters the late Wanda Payne and the late Marion Timmons; sister the late Alice Ward and a brother the late R.B. Timmons.

Surviving are daughters Brenda Pierce, Katherine Galloway, Anita Shaw and Barbara McDonald all of Summerville; sons, Lewis Timmons and Marvin Timmons both of Summerville and Jerry Timmons of Trion; sisters, Ola McWhorter of Trion and Anna Lee Dodson of Summerville; borthers, J.B. Timmons and Arlee Timmons both of Trion, 23 Grandchildren, 36 Great Grandchildren and 6 Great Great Grandchildren several neices and nephews also survive.

Funeral Services will be held Tuesday at 1 PM from the JD HIll Memorial Chapel of the Earle Rainwater Funeral Home with Reve. Ricky Biddle and Chaplain George officiating.  Interment will be in the Summerville Cemetery.  Active Pallbearers: Jerry Timmons, Sherman Cooper, Marvin Timmons, Jr., Tommy Cooper, Dale Galloway, Alton Shaw and Scott Payne; Honorary Pallbearers will be the nurses of Southern Care Hospice.  The family will receive friends this evening from 7 until 9 PM at the Funeral Home and at other hours the family will be at the residence of a daughter, Barbara McDonald on Jenkins Gap Road in Summerville.

Earle Rainwater Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.