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Tommie Mae Lattany

August 2, 1935 ~ May 18, 2021 (age 85)

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And God will wipe away all tears from their eyes, and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow nor crying.  Neither shall there be any more pain.  For the former things are passed away.   Revelation: 21:4

Mrs. Tommie Mae Lattany was born on August 2, 1935 to the union of the late Abraham H. and Sadie Wilson in St. Simons Island, GA.

Mrs. Tommie Mae Lattany received her formal education at Risley High School in Brunswick, GA. She accepted Christ as her Savior at an early age and was united with Emanuel Baptist Church and St. Paul Baptist Church, Brunswick, GA. where she served as a Trustee, Usher Board, Choir President, Pastor’s Aide Board, Outreach Committee, Deaconess and Mother of the Church.

Mrs. Tommie Mae Wilson was united in holy matrimony with Mr. William Lattany on November 17, 1960 in Brunswick, GA. Their union was blessed with three children: Abra Lattany-Reed, William Lattany, Jr., and Emma Sheree Gardner.

In her leisure she enjoyed sewing, cooking, singing, and spending time with family and friends. She also enjoyed going to the Roosevelt Harris Senior Citizen Center. Her favorite color was green.  She was employed by Brunswick Manufacturing Company as a Master Seamstress for over a decade. She was a member of the Risley Alumni Association.

Mrs. Tommie Mae Lattany departed this life on May 18, 2021. She was preceded in death by: her husband, Mr. William Lattany, Sr.; son, Howard Dewayne Dunwoody; brothers, Abraham Wilson, Jr., and Charles Wilson.

She leaves to cherish her memory: children, Sadie L. Barnes (Walt), Natalie V. Moses (Andrew), Marsha G. Dart (Angelo), Nathaniel Dunwoody, Jr. (Gwen), Abra Lattany-Reed (Barry), William Lattany, Jr. (Carol), Emma Sheree Gardner (Roderick); 27 grandchildren; 31 great grandchildren; 6 great, great grandchildren; brother, Johnny Wilson (Gwen); 2 god-daughters, Stephanie Dawson and Rosanita Coleman; nieces, Terry Wilson, Charleen Wilson, Debra Wilson and Portland Wilson; nephews, Raydon Wilson, Johnny Wilson, Allen Wilson, Miles Wilson, Lloyd Blackmon and Jonzell Wilson; and a host of other relatives and friends.

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Graveside Service
May 29, 2021

11:00 AM
Retreat Cemetery
102 Retreat Place
Saint Simons Island, GA 31522

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