2013-01-09 / Obituaries


Thomas Edward Autery, 91, of Pine Hill died Jan. 5, 2013 at Grove Hill Memorial Hospital.

He was born June 3, 1921 in Sunny South. He was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church. He served in the United States Army during World War II.

Survivors include three sons, Lonnie George (Nancy) Autery, Valley Grande, AL, John R. (Teresa) Autery, Pine Hill, Oral Dennis (Ginger) Autery, Antioch, Tenn.; one daughter, Sayron Autery (Charles) Fowler, Crestview, FL; one brother, Willie Rogers Autery, Pine Hill; one sister, Marguerite Autery Mendenhall, Magnolia; 16 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Molly Morgan Autery.

The service was Jan. 8 at 11 a.m. with Revs. Richard Martindale and James Morgan officiating. Burial was in the Kelly Cemetery in Pine Hill.

Active pallbearers were Wyatt Autery, Robbie Autery, Robert Lewis Williamson, Toby Fowler, Chade Autery and Billy Averitt.

Memorials may be made to the donor’s favorite charity.

Condolences may be offered at www.obryantchapelfh.com.

O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Home of Thomasville directed.


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