Dr. Jack E. Tindall

Published 6:00 pm Sunday, October 9, 2011

Dr. Jack E. Tindall, 97, of Brookhaven,died Friday, Oct. 7, 2011, at his residence in Brookhaven.

    Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 11, in thechapel of Brookhaven Funeral Home on Natchez Drive. Visitation willbe held on Monday, Oct. 10, from 5 until 8 p.m. at the funeralhome. Burial will be in Riverwood Memorial Park.

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    Dr. Tindall was born on Oct. 22, 1913, in Simpson County to Georgeand Ethel Westerfield Tindall.

    He was a member of First Baptist Church and a veteran of World WarII, having served in the U.S. Army. He was a graduate of Magee HighSchool and attended Ole Miss. He received his degree in dentistryfrom Atlanta Southern Dental College. In August 1937, he began hisdental practice in Brookhaven. Later, he was a board member for theMississippi Dental Examiners.

    He was a member of the Kiwanis Club, Veterans of Foreign Wars andwas involved in forming the Army Reserve Unit in Brookhaven. He wasa keen gardener who shared his produce with others. He was an avidsportsman and woodworker.

    Dr. Tindall had written and published the book “The Early Historyof Lincoln County” and was instrumental in forming the LincolnCounty Historical and Genealogical Society.

    He was preceded in death by his wife, Helen Russell Tindall; hisparents, George Tindall and Ethel Westerfield Tindall; one brother;and two sisters.

    Survivors include his son, Ronny Tindall and wife, Evie, of NewportNews, Va.; his sister, Kathryn Tindall Hall, of Brookhaven; fournieces; and four nephews.

    In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to HospiceMinistries.