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Tommie Lee Hoyle

July 2, 1953 ~ January 15, 2020 (age 66)


Tommie Hoyle

July 2, 1953 ~ January 15, 2020 (age 66)

Mr. Tommie L. Hoyle ”Monkey” was born July 2, 1953 in Benton County to the late Frank Sr. and Flora Lee Hoyle.

His funeral service was held on Saturday January 25, 2020 at 1:00 pm at Hardaway MB Church in Michigan City, MS  with Minister James Morgan in charge.  Burial was in the Union Hill Cemetery in Ashland, MS Cemetery and Dixie Funeral Home ( was in charge of the professional service.

A Time to Love
Tommie accepted Christ at an early age and joined Union Hill Baptist Church. He worked at Wedco for over 35 years as a maintenance man until he retired. He was united in Holy Matrimony to Barbara Watkin and to this union, five children were born. They later di-vorced in 1981 but still remained friends. Tommie was preceded in death by his daughter, Carol Hoyle Atkins and his granddaughter, Priscilla Hoyle.

A Time to Die
Tommie departed this life on January 15. 2020. He leaves to cherish his memories: his children; Isabel Hoyle of Saulsbury, TN., Tommie (Rashida) Hoyle, Jr. of Southaven, MS., Chris (Lori) Hoyle of Ripley, MS., Dewayne Hoyle of Memphis, TN., Monchello Smith, Jeremy Smith, and Jerimiah Smith all of Grand Junction, TN.: one son-in-law; Larry Atkins of Bolivar, TN.: seven sisters; Alva Simpson, Essie (James) Morgan, Florene (George) Webb, Linda (Willie) Jones, Ornetta (Lucas) Mac, Debra (Richard) Teate, and Linda (Steven) Freeman: thirteen brothers; Larry (Linda) Hoyle, Grady Hoyle, Jimmie (Elizabeth) Hoyle, Alvin Hoyle, Walter Lee (Rose) Hoyle, Willie Lee Hoyle, Willie James (Shelly) Hoyle, Lincoln Hoyle, Luther Hoyle, Dennis (Barbara Jean) Buggs, Frederick Buggs, Nicholas Buggs, and Sherman Buggs: four uncles; C.L. Hoyle, Roosevelt (Alma) Hoyle, Charlie B. Malone, Joe (Carrie) Lewis: three aunts; Dorothy (Rueben) Collins, Josie (Rick) Edgeston, and Rosie McKinney: twenty four grandchildren, fifteen great grandchildren and a host of very close and dear nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends.

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 Service Program


January 24, 2020

3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Dixie Funeral Home-Grand Junction
112 Madison Avenue East
Grand Junction, Tennessee 38039

Funeral Service
January 25, 2020

1:00 PM
Hrdaway MB Church
Hardaway Road
Michigan City, Mississippi

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