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Clarence Edward Tatum, Sr

February 14, 1950 ~ December 23, 2022 (age 72) 72 Years Old

Obituary

Clarence Edward Tatum, Sr. was born in Ellaville, Ga on February 14, 1950 to Hubert Tatum Sr. and Rosie Mae Worlds Tatum, who both preceeded him in death. 

He was also preceeded in death by 9 brothers, 2 sisters, and Son(in-law), Nickolas Cooper. 

He was joined in Holy matrimony to his wife and caregiver Shirley (Sapp) Tatum for 52 devoted years. 

Throughout his life, he was a voice of reason for many who he came in contact with and offered assistance to anyone in need. Some of his favorite past times were his ability to fix Anything (not like it was) and including himself in everybody's pictures. He was affectionately known to his loved ones as Lawdy, Daddy, Tate, Unk, Pee Paw, Pa Pa, Pop, and Grandpa. Each one truly have their own fond memories of how he made a huge 

impact on their lives. Hls mentality was "treat everybody right, and the ones you can't, leave them alone." 

He leaves to cherish his loving memories: 4 children; Alisa (Eddie) Lewis, Keith Tatum, Clarence Tatum Jr (LaPortia Scott), and Makesha Tatum-Cooper. His grandkids who were dear to his heart; Kiah Ballard, Tametra Ballard, Nadarious Tatum, Ebony Tatum, Makayla Cooper, Tiarah Cooper, Janiyah Scott, Londyn Tatum and great 

granddaughter Anani Tatum, three loving sisters, Bessie T. Alexander, lomy Jones, and Inez Dixon; 4 Sister-in-laws and 3 brother-in- laws and a extremely large host of loving/ favorite nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. 

 

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Services

Visitation
Friday
December 30, 2022

1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Bouie Memorial Chapel of Collins Family Mortuary
502 West Shotwell Street
Bainbridge, GA 39819

Graveside Service
Saturday
December 31, 2022

11:00 AM
Jonas Lobe Cemetery
1287 Carter Street
Bainbridge, GA 39819

Interment following funeral service
Saturday
December 31, 2022

Jonas Lobe Cemetery
1287 Carter Street
Bainbridge, GA 39819

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