Taylor “TJ” Tatum, 81, received his wings after a battle with many health issues. He passed away on Sept. 21 st , 2020, in New Hanover Regional Medical Center.
TJ loved life, enjoyed singing gospel music, and was very active in church. He was a loving and caring person who never met a stranger. He retired from the City of Wilmington, NC, in 2012.
TJ was preceded by his parents Taylor and Mary Jane Tatum and his brother Robert Tatum. He is survived by sisters, Jayne Lawson of Myrtle Beach, SC, Lucille Jernigan of Elizabethtown, NC and brother’s Lloyd Tatum of Elizabethtown, NC and Rev Charlie Tatum (Sharon) of Clarkton, NC. He is also survived by his special nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral Services will be held Saturday, October 3rd at 3pm at the Davis/Tatum Cemetery located on Sweet Home Church Rd. in Elizabethtown, NC. Masks and Social Distancing are required.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Clarkton PFWB Church PO BOX 315, Clarkton NC 28433.
Services provided by Rev John Guyton and Rev Mike Jacobs.