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Lonnie Marshall Tisdale

Graveside services for Lonnie Marshall Tisdale, of Brookhaven,are 11 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 1, at Damascus Baptist Church. RiverwoodFamily Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.

Visitation is Sunday from 9 until 10:30 a.m. at the funeralhome.

Mr. Tisdale, 89, died Jan. 31, 2009, at King’s Daughters MedicalCenter. He was born on March 13, 1919, to Willie Alexandria Tisdaleand Winnie Sledge Tisdale.

He was a retired self-employed petroleum engineer and a memberof the American Petroleum Institute. He was a member of BolinStreet United Methodist Church. He served in the U.S. Navy duringWorld War II.

Preceding him in death were his parents; his brothers, Curtisand Noel Tisdale; and his sisters, Vera Holcomb and PearlCampbell.

Survivors are his wife, Doris Crane Tisdale; his son, DwainTisdale, of Odessa, Texas; his daughter, Sharon Tisdale Abrams, ofHouston, Texas; his grandchildren, Bill Tisdale, Cori Thane,Candace Hinderer and Misti Gil; many great-grandchildren; hisnieces, Beverly Pickering, Linda Gatlin and Sammye Bailey; hissisters-in-law, Elizabeth Pickering and Margaret Crane; and hisgreat-nephews, Trey and Taylor Bailey.