NICHOLSON - Ed Tolbert, 66, died Thursday, July 12, 2012 at his residence.
Born in Commerce, he was the son of the late Joe Ed and Woodie Jackson Tolbert. He was a member of the Antioch United Methodist Church and was an United States Army Veteran of Vietnam. Mr. Tolbert was a lifelong supporter of 4-H and FFA. He was also a former member of the Jackson County Schools Board of Education.
Survivors include his wife, Delia Brown Tolbert, Nicholson; sons, Jay Hailey Tolbert (Crystal), Nicholson, Will Tolbert, Nicholson, and Alex Tolbert, Frankfort, Ky.; a brother, Gene Tolbert, Nicholson; sisters, Beulah Smith, Nicholson, Joann Johnson, Morrow, and Wanda Stowe, Lakeland, Fla.; and one grandson, Titus Charles Tolbert.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, July 14, at 2 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church of Commerce with the Rev. Johnny Ray officiating. Interment will follow in Jackson Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday, July 13, from 5 to 8 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the East Jackson Alumni Association for Ag Facility, c/o Marty Seagraves, 7276 Hwy. 334, Nicholson, GA 30565.
Little Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, is in charge of arrangements.