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 Thomas Leroy Northern

Thomas Leroy Northern

Union, Union County, South Carolina, USA
Death 16 Oct 2012 (aged 61)
Union, Union County, South Carolina, USA
Burial Union, Union County, South Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 100121943 · View Source
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Mr. Thomas Leroy "Tommy" Northern, age 62, husband of Janet McGowan Northern of 308 Sardis Rd., Union, passed away Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at his home.

Mr. Northern was born in Union, S.C. April 22, 1951, a son of Gloria Lowe Northern of Union and the late Beauford Ray Northern.

He was a graduate of Union High and had attended USC Union and Greenville Technical College. Mr Northern was a local businessman. He was a member of Covenant Baptist Church and was devoted to his family and friends. Mr. Northern was also an avid fisherman.

Surviving in addition to his wife and mother are three daughters: Beth Weltman and husband Todd, Misty Rhinehart and husband Jimmy Ray and Brandi Clayton and husband Danny; three sons: Joey Northern and wife Rita, Chad Hooper and wife Dawn and Matthew Northern and wife Joy; a sister, Marisa N. Walker and husband Brian; a special granddaughter, Mikayla Mashburn , reared in the home, and thirteen other grandchildren: Lee Moss, Dustin Weltman, Blake Northern, Maleah Adams, Jayna Rhinehart, Kadence Clayton, Davin Keasler, Jordan Hooper, Garrison Hooper, Parker Northern, Chandler Northern, Richie Mashburn and Austin Mashburn; a great-grandchild, Bentley Weltman and a nephew, Heath Walker.

Funeral services will be held 3:00 p.m. Friday, October 19, 2012 at Covenant Baptist Church conducted by Rev. Wayne Cooke, Rev. Robert Branch and Rev. Scott Cobb. Burial will be in Union Memorial Gardens.

Active pallbearers will be Davin Keasler, Jerry Wix, Terry Mitchell, Ernie Matthews, Percy Morgan, Ermy Wilson, Dudley McGowan and Mike McGowan.

Visitation will be held 7:00-9:00 p.m. Thursday evening at the SR Holcombe Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to Covenant Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 10, Union, S.C. 29379 or to Harmony Care Hospice, 708 Duncan ByPass, Suite J, Union, S.C. 29379.

The family is at the home, 308 Sardis Rd., Union and also at the home of his mother, Gloria Northern, 203 Gibert Street, Union.

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  • Created by: Keith and Linda Robertson
  • Added: 4 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100121943
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Thomas Leroy Northern (22 Apr 1951–16 Oct 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100121943, citing Union Memorial Gardens, Union, Union County, South Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Keith and Linda Robertson (contributor 46970718) .