(submitted by Gerald & Tammy Westmoreland)
BURNSVILLE – Tommy Wayne Epperson, 67, of Burnsville, died Friday, May 6, 2011, at Magnolia Regional Health Center in Corinth. He was the owner and operator of Epperson Trucking Co. Inc. for 30 years. He enjoyed fishing, traveling and spending time with his family.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Cutshall Funeral Home Chapel in Glen with Bro. Briggs King officiating. Burial will be in Antioch Cemetery. Cutshall Funeral Home of Glen is in care of arrangements.
He is survived by one daughter, Dottie Epperson-Powers of Burnsville; one stepson, William Edward Spears of Indianapolis, Ind.; five grandchildren, Colton Wayne Grimes, Austin Grimes, Savannah Powers, all of Burnsville, Kyle Spears of Indianapolis, Ind. and Kara Powers of Elk Grove Village, Ill.; five nephews, Mike Epperson, Tim Byrd, David Byrd, all of Burnsville, Jamie Epperson of Tishomingo and Jason Kirk of Saltillo; two nieces, Daisy Williams of Iuka and Pam Johnson of Willington, N.C.; and two special cousins, Bobby Joe Lambert and Jerry Lee Clark, both of Burnsville.
He was preceded in death by his wife, LaVerne Epperson; his parents, Noel and Dorothy Epperson; and a brother, Journa Epperson.
Visitation will be from 2 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home in Glen.