East Lawn Funeral Home & East Lawn Memorial Park

4997 Memorial Blvd, Kingsport, TN


Edward Paul Tomlinson

November 26, 1945January 31, 2020

Edward Paul Tomlinson, 74, entered into the loving arms of Jesus during the morning hours of Friday (January 31, 2020) following and extended illness. Paul was born on November 26, 1945 to the late Fugate & Frances Mae (Robbins) Tomlinson.

Paul was a member of Reservoir Road Baptist Church. He enjoyed being outdoors, watching tv, and handyman work. Paul was a loving son, brother, uncle, and friend; he will be greatly missed.

In addition to his parents, Paul was preceded in death by two brothers, Charles Arthur Tomlinson and Jay Tomlinson; and two sisters, Vena Tomlinson and Billie Sue Dykes.

Left to cherish his memory are his four sisters, Jewell Phillips, June Sutherland & husband Russell, Sylvia Carden, and Shirley Ehlers; sister-in-law, Christine Tomlinson; several nieces, nephews, and a host of friends.

The family will receive friends on Thursday (February 6, 2020) from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. at East Lawn Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow in the chapel of East Lawn Funeral Home at 2 p.m. with Pastor Keith Smith officiating.

Committal services will be held on Thursday (February 6, 2020) at 3 p.m. in the Garden of the Mausoleum at East Lawn Memorial Park. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

Online condolences may be made to the Tomlinson family at www.eastlawnkingsport.com. East Lawn Funeral Home and Memorial Park has the honor of serving the Tomlinson family


  • Jewell Phillips, Sister
  • June Sutherland and husband Russell, Sister
  • Sylvia Carden, Sister
  • Shirley Ehlers, Sister
  • Christine Tomlinson, Sister-In-Law
  • Several Nieces and Nephews, Family
  • Fugate and Frances Mae (Robbins) Tomlinson, Parents
  • Charles Arthur Tomlinson, Brother
  • Jay Tomlinson, Brother
  • Vena Tomlinson, Sister
  • Billie Sue Dykes, Sister


  • Visitation Thursday, February 6, 2020
  • Funeral Service Thursday, February 6, 2020
  • Committal Service Thursday, February 6, 2020


Edward Paul Tomlinson

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