Sunday, February 2, 2014

Thomas Mansfield "Tommy" Pullen (Former Teacher at AHS)

Thomas Mansfield "Tommy" Pullen, age 73, of Columbus, MS, passed away October 24, 2012, at Druid City Hospital in Tuscaloosa, AL. Funeral services will be Saturday, October 27, 2012, at 2:00 PM at Gunter & Peel Chapel with Rev. Todd Core officiating. The interment will immediately follow at Friendship Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday, October 27, 2012, from 1:00 PM until 2:00 PM at Gunter & Peel Funeral Home.

Mr. Pullen was born March 27, 1939, in Columbus, MS, to the late Sanford Mansfield and Mary Agnes Pullen. He was a graduate of Lee High School and Mississippi State University where he received his undergraduate and masters degrees. Mr. Pullen taught history for many years, first in Ackerman, MS, then in Greenville, MS, where he retired. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Columbus, MS.

Survivors include his brothers, James Pullen and his wife Melinda of Columbus, MS, and Sanford "Bubba" Pullen and his wife Mary of Columbus, MS, and several nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Jimmy Pullen, Austin Dison, Scott Collins, Joe Price, Mike Perkerson, and Walter Perrigin.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN, 38105, or Columbus Lowndes Humane Society, P.O. Box 85, Columbus, MS, 39703.

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