By Hartsville Vidette Staff Reporter

Thomas Allen “Tom” Elmore, age 71, of Hartsville, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020 at his home.

He was preceded in death by: parents, William Julius & Eva Marie Elmore; two brothers, Albert & Allen Elmore; five sisters, Myrtle Houston, Ruth Hargis, Willene Whitaker, Helen Cleghorn & Judy Hawn.

Survivors are: wife, Priscilla Elmore of Hartsville; son, Thomas (Michelle) Elmore of Hartsville; daughter, Jennifer (Shane) Petty of Hartsville; 10 grandchildren, Shelby Jane Petty, Lane Sexton, Zachary Petty, Abby Jo Elmore, Kolby Petty, Ella Elmore, Emma Elmore, Harley Petty, Ally Kate Elmore & Maggy Ann Petty; three brothers, Virgil Elmore of Hartsville, Rick (Angela) Elmore of Columbia, Ralph (Lucy) Elmore of Eagleville; two sisters, Mary Ann (Gerald) Godsey of Crossville, Vicki (Larry) Walls of Crawford.

Funeral services were held in the chapel of Anthony Funeral Home on Saturday, Feb. 22, officiated by Bro. Glen Creasy.

Honorary pallbearers were: Billy Jack Scott, Bill Boles & Gary Elmore.

Active pallbearers were: Greg Elmore, Travis Ledbetter, Mark Elmore, Tom Houston, Derek Houston, Bill Houston, Jimmy Johnson & Doug Elmore.

Interment was in Dixon Springs Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to Team Reagan.

Special thank you to Larissa “Reesa” Elliot RN, Angela “Tot” Burnley RN, Susan Bumgarner Chaplain, Asceracare Hospice Team, Jeannie Lessly MD, for all their special care.

Anthony Funeral Home, 337 McMurry Blvd. E, Hartsville, TN 37074, 615-374-2280, anthonyfhhartsville.com, was in charge of arrangements.