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    Tuesday, May 08 2018
    Arlene Krantz Tatum

    Posted by: Clarke & Staples Funeral Homes, Inc. AT 01:24 pm   |  Permalink   |  9 Comments  |  Email
    Many fond memorials of Arlene when we were growing up.Her Mom kept my children when they were little.I also lived with them when I first went to work.RIP SWEET COUSIN. ALICE FAYE KRANTZ KEESEE
    Posted by ALICE KEESEE on 05/10/2018 - 07:35 PM
    My deepest sympathy to you and your family. I miss seeing her...that room will always be special to me.
    Posted by Lori Ammons on 05/10/2018 - 08:21 PM
    My deepest sympathy to you and your family. I miss seeing her...that room will always be special to me.
    Posted by Lori Ammons on 05/10/2018 - 08:22 PM
    Thoughts and prayers to the Tatum family. Arlene was a wonderful lady and a great friend to my mother.
    Posted by Marilyn Estes on 05/10/2018 - 08:34 PM
    Tammy, really sorry to hear about your mom! You and your family will be in my prayers!
    Posted by Jean Long on 05/10/2018 - 09:38 PM
    Tammy I am so sorry to hear about your mother. You and your family are in my prayers. I love you all.
    Posted by Linda W. Williams on 05/10/2018 - 11:49 PM
    At long last there is peace my friend. Joy for the morning. Reunion with the loves of your life. You will be missed but we rejoice for your homecoming. Love you. Pastor Loretta
    Posted by Loretta Benninghove on 05/12/2018 - 09:54 AM
    Dear Tammy, So very sorry to hear of Arlene's passing. I just wanted you to know I am thinking of you at this sad time. It is so hard to give up our Mother's. Please accept my sympathy and prayers for you. Love, Joy Cal
    Posted by Joyce K Horne on 05/15/2018 - 12:32 PM
    Tammy, Thomas Lee, and family, Sorry to hear about Arlene. I have many fond memories of her, and hanging out at the house when she lived on Sixth Street. Seems like it was just yesterday. My heartfelt sympathy to you all.
    Posted by Mike Pettry on 05/16/2018 - 12:51 PM

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    Arlene Krantz Tatum, 85, of Victoria, Va. joined her family in Heaven on May 8, 2018. She was the wife of the late Thomas Pryor Tatum and mother of the late Kevin Wayne Tatum. She is survived by her daughter, Tammy T. Wilmouth (Mike);  two grandchildren; her brother, Thomas Lee Krantz; step-son, Johnny Tatum (Bambi); and his two children; dear friends Jackie Mullins and David Upton; two extended grandchildren and three extended great-grandchildren Arlene was a member of the Victoria United Methodist Church where funeral services will be held Monday, May 14, 2018 at 12pm the family will receive friends at the church for the hour prior to services. Interment in the Lakeview Cemetery, Victoria, Va.  Please consider donations to Victoria United Methodist Church, 1906 Lee Avenue, Victoria, Va. 23974. Staples Funeral Home, Victoria in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be sent at:

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