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1786 Smithville Hwy
Sparta, TN 38583
Phone: (931) 738-8549
Fax: (931) 738-8553

Walter "Tommy" Thomas Leftwich

Sunday, March 5th, 1944 - Thursday, December 6th, 2018
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Walter Thomas "Tommy" Leftwich, age 74 of Sparta, passed away on Thursday, December 6, 2018, at his residence.

Tommy was born March 5, 1944 to James R. Leftwich and Sarah Gist Leftwich who preceded him in death. Along with three brothers Jeff, Johnny and Richard Don Leftwich.

Tommy was educated in the school system in Cummingsville, Wallace Smith, and Darwin High School.

Tommy was united in marriage to Wenda Page in 1966. In this marriage, three children were born.

He leaves to cherish his memories:

His wife of fifty-two years, Wenda Leftwich

One daughter: Teena Leftwich of Sparta, TN

Two sons: Duane Leftwich of Sparta, TN and Brian (Tiffany) Leftwich of Bowling Green, KY.

Grandchildren: Quincy Knight, Peyton Leftwich, Halle Leftwich, Todd Officer, Briana Leftwich, Hannah Leftwich, Xavier Leftwich, Alanna Carpenter, and Olivia Carpenter.

Two sisters: Elizabeth (Charles) Rouse and Joyce Dibrell of Sparta.

Two brothers: James (Susie) Leftwich and Glenn (Connie) Leftwich, all of Sparta

Four sister-in-laws: Marjorie Leftwich of Mt. Vernon, IN
Barbara Bush of Doral, FL
Linda Dowell of Antioch
Cheryl Williams of Sparta

Special nephew: Clay Leftwich Jr.

Brother-in-law: Marty (Kim) Gribble

A host of nephews, nieces, and friends also survive.

Two very devoted friends: James (Clata) Burden and Ben (Kathy) Gardenhire.

Tommy's last place of employment was TDOT where he has several friends: Bob and Andy Greer, James Eller, Lyle Scott, Buddy Shockley, and Harold Massa.

Funeral services will be held at 2pm on Sunday, December 9, 2018 at Oak Lawn Funeral Home with James Lauderdale officiating. Burial will follow in Oak Lawn Memorial Cemetery. The family will receive frineds from 4pm-8pm on Saturday, December 8, 2018 at the funeral home.

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    Oak Lawn Memorial Cemetery
    Sparta, TN 38583


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Loving you always and forever thinking of you. Tommie is resting easy on the other shore. James Hannah young Carney.
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Thomas Widgeon

Posted at 09:04pm
Sorry For Your Loss
Jesus Christ Loves Me
We Love You

Audrey Jenkins

Posted at 04:53pm
TO: Brian and family,

I'm sorry to hear about your father passing. May peace and comfort find you during this difficult time. When someone you love becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure.


Posted at 01:34pm
And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away. Revelation 21:4

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