Gregory W. Spencer Funeral Directors

4000 Miller Ave, Fort Worth, TX


Frank Edward Tatum

May 16, 1935January 18, 2020

Frank Edward Tatum, age 84, of Fort Worth, Texas passed away on Saturday January 18, 2020. Frank was born May 16, 1935 to his parents Calvin and Tennie Tatum. He was raised in Groesbeck, Texas where he attend public school and graduated from Woodland High School. Frank accepted Christ in his life, In 1955 married the love of his life, Lulla Marie Collins and remained faithfully married 50 years. Their love and commitment to each other could be felt by all who knew them. In their union five children were raised. Frank was affectionately known as "Shorty" He never missed an opportunity to give a smile and tell a story for his family and friends. Frank worked tirelessly 30 plus years at Bridgestone Tire Company from which he later retired. His wisdom, voice and humor will be greatly missed by all. On January 18, 2020 Frank transitioned from labor to reward, from this earthly place to his place of rest. He was preceded in death by his father, mother and brothers, L.C. Tatum, Eddie Joe Tatum, Johnny Tatum, Calvin Tatum, OC Tatum, Zellard Tatum and Baby Tatum. His legacy will be remembered and cherished by his loving children, Linda Brown, Darlene Daniels, Charlene Ogierumwense, Rhonda Young (Edsel), Frank Tatum, Jr., Westley Irving, LaRon Irving, Terry Irving and Octavia Tatum; 19 grandchildren, 29 great grandchildren and seven great-great grandchildren and a host of nephews, nieces and other relatives and friends.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.gwspencerdirs.net for the Tatum family.


  • Memorial Service Saturday, February 1, 2020


Frank Edward Tatum

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