Mr. Tommy L. Lindsey, 58

Mr. Tommy L. Lindsey, 58, passed away Saturday, June 1, 2019, at his residence in Nicholls following an extended illness.

He was born in Coffee County but was a 1978 graduate of Ware County High School living most of his life between Ware and Coffee County.  He was employed with Steam-Co of Willacoochee and was a member of Fales Church of God.

Mr. Lindsey was a son of the late Mary Lou Musgrove Prevatt.  He was preceded in death by his step-father, Felton Prevatt; and a grandson, Erik Nathaniel “Peanut” Lindsey.

He is survived by wife, Rebecca Bliss Lindsey of Nicholls; four children, Tammy Welch (Daniel) of Vernon, AL, Tina Allen (Bill) of Waycross, Tanya Cole of Waycross, and Heather Kellum (Chris) of Blackshear; 11 grandchildren, Miranda Hood, Tristen Owen, Zachary Allen, Victoria McCarthy, Samantha Lann Sweat, Paitan Elizabeth Cole, Meagan Allday, Rhyan Thomas, Tommy Thomas, Cami Morris, and Bradley Kellum; 12 great grandchildren, Bailey Padgett, Brooklyn Padgett, McKenzie Padgett, Cotton Sweat, Hunter McMichael, Olivia McCarthy, Kam Allen, Trinity Allen, Christian Allen, Cheyann Peters, Emmalynn Hood, and Hudson Hood; five siblings, Eddie Lindsey (Jane) of Axson, Lena Merritt (J.R.) of Millwood, Wayne Lindsey (Janice) of Alma, Rev. Glenn Lindsey (Cheryl) of Waresboro, and Roger Prevatt of Waresboro; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A funeral service was held 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 4, 2019, at Waresboro Church of God.  Burial followed at Mt. Green Cemetery in Millwood.  The family received friends Monday evening at the church from 6 until 8 o’clock.

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Music Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

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