JAMES A. TATUM
April 20, 2014
Funeral services for James A. Tatum, 90, of Hattiesburg, will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, April 25, 2014 from the Chapel of Hulett-Winstead Funeral Home in Hattiesburg. Visitation will be held from 12-2 p.m. on Friday, April 25, 2014 from Hulett-Winstead Funeral Home.
A veteran of World War II, he was a Purple Heart recipient. A Mississippi State University graduate, he earned a degree in Agriculture. He served on the Board of Directors of Walthall Citizens Bank in Tylertown and was an avid gardener, fisherman and a strong believer in higher education.
He went to be the Lord on Easter Sunday morning, April 20, 2014.
He is survived by his wife, Bernice Tatum of Hattiesbug; two daughters and sons-in-law, Patricia and Jim Nicholson of Hattiesburg and Becky and George Geriner of Gulf Breeze, Fla.; a son and daughter-in-law, Doug and Liza Tatum of Dallas, Texas; a sister, a brother, six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Hulett-Winstead Funeral Home of Hattiesburg is in charge of arrangements.