Thomas Henry Hoots, age 67, of Covington, Ga. died February 28, 2013 at Abbey Hospice in Social Circle, Ga. He was born in Yadkin County on March 10, 1945 to Estelle Smitherman Hoots Garrison and Pride H. Hoots.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Allen R. Hoots and his brother-in-law, Woodie LG Gregory. He was of the Baptist Faith, served in the 82nd Airborne during the Vietnam war and after returning from Vietnam, Tommy moved to Covington, Ga.
Surviving are his wife, Judy S. Hoots of the home; daughters and sons-in-law, Bridga and Ricky Freeman of Yadkiville, Scarlett and Greg Huffman of Yadkinville, Donna McAdams of Social Circle, Ga., DeeDee and Scott Williams of Social Circle, Ga.; son and daughter-in-law, Chris and Kandice Shaw of Covington, Ga.; sisters and brother-in-law, Carol Gregory of Yadkinville, Libby and Lawrence Grubbs of East Bend; sister-in-law, Elsie B. Hoots; 12 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held on March 2, 2013 in the chapel of Meadows Funeral Home with the Reverend Tom Allen officiating. Interment followed at Cornish Mountain Baptist Church Cemetery, Covington, Ga.