- [S142] Newspaper Article, The Daily Post Athenian (Athens, TN), 10 Jan 2011.
Nancy Rollins Ferguson obituary
- [S112] Census, 1940.
Name: Thomas Lee Rollins
Titles and Terms:
Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1940
Event Place: Athens, Civil District 4, McMinn, Tennessee, United States
Marital Status: Single
Race (Original): White
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Son
Relationship to Head of Household: Son
Birth Year (Estimated): 1925
Last Place of Residence: Same Place
Family Number: 194
Sheet Number and Letter: 9A
Line Number: 40
Affiliate Publication Number: T627
Affiliate Film Number: 3915
Digital Folder Number: 005461357
Image Number: 00204
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Head Lee Rollins M 43 Tennessee
Wife Mary Rollins F 42 Tennessee
Son Thomas Lee Rollins M 15 Tennessee
Daughter Mildred Ruth Rollins F 13 Tennessee
Daughter Francis Rollins F 12 Tennessee
Daughter Betty Mae Rollins F 10 Tennessee
Son Robert Edwin Rollins M 6 Tennessee
Daughter Barbra Ann Rollins F 4 Tennessee
- [S142] Newspaper Article, The Daily Post Athenian (Athens, TN), 20 Aug 2010.
Thomas Lee "T.L." Rollins , 85, of Riceville, died Sunday, Aug. 29, 2010, at Athens Regional Medical Center.
A native and lifelong resident of McMinn County, he was a son of the late Lee Campbell and Mary Jane Queen Rollins , and was preceded in death by one brother, Robert Rollins . A member of First Baptist Church of Riceville, he was a veteran of World War II, having served in the U.S. Marines, with whom he participated in the action at Okinawa, Ryukyu Islands from April 1, 1945 to June 21, 1945, and in the Occupation of China from Oct. 11, 1945 to March 2, 1946.
Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Elsie Letha Moses Rollins of Riceville; three daughters, Virginia Rollins and Brenda Rollins , both of Riceville, and Sheila Rollins of Athens; five sisters, Mildred Vincent of Athens, Frances Mendenhall and Betty Coleman, both of Chattanooga, Barbara Ann Morgan of Ooltewah, and Nancy Ferguson of Athens; three sisters-in-law, Geraldine Rollins , Joyce Moses and Beulah Chandler, all of Athens; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be 7 p.m. Tuesday in the chapel of Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home with the Rev. Michael Roach and the Rev. Ray Fowler officiating. Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at McMinn Memory Gardens.
Pallbearers will be the men of First Baptist Church of Riceville. Honorary pallbearers will be the Senior Men's Sunday School Class of the church.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Those unable to attend may send condolences to www.laycock-hobbs.com
Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home of Athens is in charge of arrangements.
- [S147] Find a Grave, (Memorial: 57906412).