Weaver, Thomas Henry (Cohutta)

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Thomas “Tommy” Henry Weaver, 71, of Cohutta, GA, passed away Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at Hamilton Medical Center. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, Ernest & Lou Emma Weaver; and a brother, Harold Weaver.

Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Barbara Jean Eslinger Weaver of the residence; daughter and son-in-law, Susan & Keith Locke of Rocky Face; sons and daughters-in-law, Michael & Amber Weaver of Tunnel Hill, David & Cindy Weaver and Tim Weaver, all of Dalton; sisters & brother-in-law, Evelyn & William Thompson and Viola Brown, all of Cohutta; brother & sister-in-law, Charles & Linda Weaver of Cohutta; grandchildren, Michael & Nicole Weaver, Michelle & David Skidmore, Corey Weaver, Justin & Phillip Bowling, Greg & Garrett Weaver, Nicholas & Jackson Locke; great-grandchildren, Carson & Braylin Weaver, Austin, Audrey & Autumn Skidmore and Raylee Bowling; special friend, Sara Hooker of Old Fort; and nieces and nephews.

A service to honor the life of Mr. Weaver will be Thursday, January 24 at 2 p.m. at the Pleasant Grove Chapel of Julian Peeples Funeral Home with Rev. Darey Kittle officiating. Burial will be in Bryant Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Wednesday, January 23 from 5-9 p.m. at the Julian Peeples Funeral Home who has charge of the arrangements.


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