Jasper Tomberlin, 52, of Surrency, died Saturday, February 4, 2012. Tomberlin was born Sept. 22, 1959 to the late J. C. and Loualta Tillman Tomberlin. He was a member of Surrency United Methodist Church. Jasper served as the Appling County Commissioner for District 3. He was the 2009 Homecoming Parade Grand Marshall and the 2008 FBLA Business Person of the Year.
Survivors include his wife, Jane Warren Tomberlin of Surrency; three daughters, Jenny Tomberlin of Savannah, Jill Tomberlin of Surrency and Jessica Tomberlin of Savannah; three sisters, Emily Williams of Montana, Louise Tomberlin of Baxley and Marie Tomberlin of Augusta; three brothers, Mark (Toni) Tomberlin of Baxley, Howard Tomberlin of Surrency and Roy Mincey of Bloomingdale; and grandpups, Hershey, Ernie, Ellie, LuLu and Rex.
Funeral services were held at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7 at First Baptist Church with the Revs. Rick Brown, Steve Long, Ken Baker and Keith Alderman officiating. Interment followed in Bethel United Methodist Church Cemetery.
Active pallbearers were James Clark, Freddie Hutto, Carol Waters, Blake Tomberlin, Weston Tomberlin and Tommy Youmans.
Honorary pallbearers were staff of Youmans 66, staff of Knight’s Chain Saw, Appling County Board of Commissioners and staff, Appling County Board of Education maintenance staff, Tomberlin Coating employees, Michael Crayton and Marcus Gibbs, M&M Tank, Mickey Britt and Mike Sellers.
Musical selections were rendered by David Williams and April Hesters.
Arrangements were under the direction of Swain Funeral Home.