Mary Marvene Pittman Tatum

Mary Marvene Pittman Tatum

Sunday, October 7th, 1934 - Sunday, January 31st, 2021
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Mrs. Mary Marvene Pittman Tatum, age 86 of Cornelia, passed away on Sunday, January 31, 2021, surrounded by love and family.

Born in Lula, Georgia on October 7, 1934, she was a daughter of the late Marvin Pittman; step-father, Charles and Gladys Echols Payne. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her loving husband of 64 years, James Hugh Tatum, and a sister Jeanette Brown.

She was the airport manager and worked alongside her husband. Together they owned and operated Habersham Aviation. Mrs. Tatum enjoyed road trips and sightseeing. She was of the Methodist faith and a member of various community organizations. She was a dedicated and loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother.

Surviving are her son and daughter-in-law, James Christopher Tatum (Jan) of Clayton; daughter and son-in-law, Lisa Tatum Cook (Benny) of Cornelia; grandchildren and spouse, Greg Cook (Salina) of Macon, Pam Cook Carnes of Cornelia; great-grandchildren, K.J. Carnes, James Cook, Merrick Carnes and Grace Cook; brother and sister-in-law, Clifton Tatum (Denise) of New York; several nieces and nephews.

There are no words to express the family’s love and gratitude to Kia and Rod Gordon for their faithfulness, care and loving support provided for both parents and forever will be loved and considered to be a part of our family.

Graveside service is scheduled for 2 pm, Wednesday, February 3, 2021 at Yonah Memorial Gardens with Rev. Terry Rice officiating. The service will be live streamed for those not able to attend on the Facebook page of McGahee-Griffin and Stewart.

Flowers are accepted or donations may be made to the Level Grove Baptist Church Building Fund, or a charity of one’s choice.

Those in attendance are asked to please adhere to the public health and social distancing guidelines regarding COVID-19.

An online guest register is available and may be viewed at

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  • Service

    Wednesday, February 3rd, 2021 | 2:00pm
    Wednesday, February 3rd, 2021 2:00pm
    Yonah Memorial Gardens
    255 Historic Highway 441 N
    DEMOREST, GA 30535
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Rev. Terry Rice
  • Interment

    Yonah Memorial Gardens
    255 Historic Highway 441 N
    DEMOREST, GA 30535
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email

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Taylor, Karen and Emma

Posted at 09:23am
Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
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Jan Irvin

Posted at 01:22pm
A wonderful lady that touched many lives. My thoughts and prayers for the family.

Sandra Jones

Posted at 11:21am
Jan, I am so sorry for your loss of your mother-in-law. I will keep you and Chris in my prayers for comfort and peace.

Colleen Fields Posted at 05:55pm

Deepest sympathies Chris Piedmont Silver Eagles

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