Billy Brock Tatum
December 21, 1936 – January 12, 2020
Billy B. Tatum, age 83, of Cartersville, GA passed away on Sunday, January 12, 2020. Billy was born on December 21, 1936 in Cartersville, GA to the late Granville (Tate) Tatum and Annie Brock Tatum. Billy was a lifelong member of Pine Grove Baptist Church, where he faithfully served as choir director, and deacon for many years. Billy worked for Roadway Trucking as a driver for over 30 years. He loved gardening, model trains, spending time with his family and spoiling his wife Shirley. Billy is preceded in death by his loving wife of 58 years, Shirley Louise Lee Tatum, Brother; Jimmy Tatum, sisters; Frankie Jefferson, Jean Moore, Joan Bruce. Billy is survived by his son; Doug Tatum (Jayne), daughters; Deanna Chastain (Wayne), Dawn Kirkland (Randall), grandchildren; Kristy Holley (Josh), Cody Tatum, Daniel Tatum, David Tatum, Brandon Dymond, Matthew Chastain (Kendra), Jacob Chastain, Chelsea Warren (Chris), Catelin Kirkland and Camey Kirkland, Sister; Sandra Crowder (Bob) and a host of great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. A Celebration of Life Service will be conducted on Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 2:00 pm At Pine Grove Baptist Church with pastor J. Clinton Green officiating. The interment will follow at Sunset Memory Gardens with Eddie McCollum, Wayne Chastain, Jason Dodd, Matthew Chastain, Jacob Chastain and Randall Kirkland serving as pallbearers. The family will receive friends Wednesday, January 15, 2020 from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm. Please visit www.owenfunerals.com to sign the online register. Owen Funeral Home 12 Collins Dr Cartersville, GA has charge of the arrangements.
- Visitation Wednesday, January 15, 2020
- Celebration of Life Thursday, January 16, 2020
- Interment Thursday, January 16, 2020