TATUM, RONNIE - - Opelika-Auburn News

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RONNIE DEWIGHT TATUM April 19, 1976 - December 26, 2013 Mr. Ronnie Dewight Tatum, age 37 of Opelika, Alabama, passed away Thursday, December 26, 2013 at East Alabama Medical Center in Opelika. Mr. Tatum was born in Monroe County, Alabama on April 19, 1976. He had been a resident of Opelika for the past seven years. Mr. Tatum was a member of Peterman First Baptist Church and attended the First Baptist Church of Opelika. Mr. Tatum was the Creative Service Manager and graphic design artist at the Opelika-Auburn News. He is preceded in death by his grandfather, John H. Tatum and his grandmother, Catherine Tatum. Survivors include his wife, Amy Skipper Tatum of Opelika; his son, Tristan Taylor Tatum of Opelika; his daughter, Mia Catherine Tatum of Opelika; parents, Johnny and Elisha Tatum of Peterman; his brother, Dewayne Tatum of Mexia; his grandparents, Esther Ruth Harrison of Mexia and James Buford Hooks of Andalusia. Funeral services will be Monday, December 30, 2013 at 2:00 PM at Peterman First Baptist Church located at 45 Church St. Peterman, AL 36471 with Rev. States Skipper officiating. Burial will follow in the Rumbley Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday, December 30th from 12:00 Noon until 2:00pm at Peterman First Baptist Church. Please share your condolences online by signing Mr. Tatum's guest book at http://www.monroechapel.com/