Funeral services for Mr. Willie James Tennyson will be held Tuesday, May 28, 2013, from Chapel of All Faiths with viewing from noon until the 1 p.m. funeral hour. Interment followed in Heritage Memorial Gardens.
Mr. Tennyson passed away on Tuesday in a local hospital.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Catherine King Tennyson of Milledgeville; three daughters, Mrs. Lola Solomon (Rufus), Mrs. Cheryl Clayton (Torrik), Mrs. Celena Alexander (Darien), all of Milledgeville; five sons, Mr. Willie James Tennyson Jr. of Columbus, Ga., Mr. Artis Tennyson (Cepada) of Atlanta and Mr. L. Bernard Tennyson ( Latica), Mr. Darrin Tennyson ( Rachel), and Mr. Daniel Tennyson, all of Milledgeville; four sisters, Ms. Lisa Hicks of Macon, Mrs. Shirley McKelvin (Eddie) of Riviera Beach, Fla., Mrs. Alberta Walker (David) of Hephzibah, Ga., and Ms. Karen Thomas of Louisville, Ga.; brothers include: Mr. Leslie Tennyson Jr., Mr. Alfred Thomas ( Phyllis), both of Wadley, Mr. Willie James Williams, Mr. Alfonia Tennyson (Dorothy), both of Louisville, Mr. Willie Rogers Williams of Riviera Beach, Fla. and Mr. Ray Tennyson of Sandersville; 34 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives.
Friends may visit the family at the residence of Ms. Sheryl Clayton, 108 Fairfield Ave.
Words of sympathy may be expressed at www.slatersfuneralhomeinc.com.
Slater’s Funeral Home Inc. has charge of arrangements.