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Nancy Tatum

March 18, 1943 — October 6, 2022

Colonial Heights

Nancy Allgood Tatum, 79, of Colonial Heights, wife of Thomas E. “Ed” Tatum, died October 6, 2022.  She was a longtime member of Mount Pleasant Baptist Church where she served on many committees over the years. She was a school secretary at Tussing Elementary School for nearly 25 years before retiring in 2000. She was preceded in death by her father and mother, Clarence A. “Jake” Allgood and Estelle King Chandler; and siblings, Herbert Allgood and Marie Brown. She is survived by her husband, Ed; children, Thomas E. “Tom” Tatum III (Lori) and Michael P. “Mike” Tatum Sr. (Tamara); grandchildren, Catherine A. Tatum-Hirsh (Justin), Megan E. Tatum Miller (Ben), Michael P. Tatum Jr., and Madelyn D. Tatum; great-grandson, Walter Hirsh; brothers, Clarence Allgood (Alta) and Woodrow Chandler (Joan); sisters, Myrtle Hooper (Junior) and Frances Bishop; brother-in-law, Jerry F. Tatum (Lois); sister-in-law, Dot Allgood; and numerous nieces and nephews. Family visitation will take place from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, October 9, 2022 at the Colonial Heights Chapel of E. Alvin Small Funeral Homes and Crematory, 2033 Boulevard, Colonial Heights, Virginia 23834. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, October 10, 2022 at Mount Pleasant Baptist Church, 3110 Greenwood Ave., Colonial Heights, Virginia 23834 with Reverend Mike Burchard officiating. Private interment will take place at Southlawn Memorial Park. Online condolences may be registered at www.ealvinsmall.com.

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