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Dorothy Wood Tatum

Obituary Date: Saturday, June 18, 2011
Dorothy Wood Tatum, age 90, of Hoover, Alabama passed away on Saturday, June 18, 2011.

Dorothy was born on August 27, 1920, in Banks County, Georgia to the late Marion Henry and Ethel Jane Cunningham Wood. She was a member of the Hunter Street Baptist Church in Hunter, Alabama. Dorothy loved spending time with her family.

Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Jeannie and Pete Sfakianos, Hoover, AL; son and daughter-in-law, John M. and Ann Tatum, Savannah, GA; sisters, Jeanette Simmons, Virginia Martin, and Polly Hooks; brother, Jack Wood, Cordele, GA; grandchildren, Beth Smith, Jeff Sfakianos, Rebecca Howell, Greg Sfakianos, Kathryn Saunders, and adopted by the heart, Kristen Winslow and Olivia Odem; and 13 great-grandchildren.


Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, June 22, 2011, at the Bethany Christian Church Cemetery with the Rev. L. Jackson Howell officiating.


The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 21, 2011, at Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, Georgia.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of one's choice.



Arrangements are in the care of Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, Georgia.
Funeral Date
06/22/2011 at 12:00AM
Funeral Home
Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel