Thomas H. Wymore

Monday, May 18, 2015

THOMAS H. WYMORE, a resident of Alpena, Arkansas, was born January 11, 1936 in Alpena, Arkansas, a son of Orel Dean and Dorothy Lorene (Collins) Wymore. He departed this life Sunday, May 17, 2015 in his home with family by his side in Alpena, at the age of 79 years.

Tom proudly served his country in the United States Navy during the Korean and Vietnam Wars. He worked as an aviation analyst for the military. Tom was a member of the Alpena Baptist Church and the Alpena Fire Department. He was a former mayor of the city of Alpena and started Alpena's first Christmas parade.

On September 08, 1957, Tom was united in marriage with Betty Jean (Mussman) Wymore who survives him of the home. He is also survived by two daughters, Teresa Nichols of Green Forest, AR and Trena and husband Brian Johnson of Harrison, AR; four grandchildren, Darrell Huddleston, April Lewin, Sara Carlisle, and Timothy Johnson; four great-grandchildren; and several friends and loved ones.

Tom was preceded in death by his parents, Orel Dean and Dorothy Lorene Wymore.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 until 8:00 P.M. Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at Nelson's Green Forest Chapel. Graveside service will be 10:00 A.M. Wednesday, May 20, 2015 in the Alpena Cemetery with Brother Freddie Blevins officiating. Interment will follow the service in the Alpena Cemetery under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service. Memorial donations may be made to the Alpena Baptist Church, P.O. Box 130, Alpena, Arkansas 72611. Online condolences may be sent to the family at Nelson Funeral Service, Inc. 2015