Thomas Lee Spratling, 59, died Friday, June 7, 2013 at his residence. Thomas was born July 17, 1953 in Waynesboro to the late Lamar and Idell Rentz Spratling. He was a member of Memorial Free Will Baptist Church.
Survivors include his son, Lee Spratling of Baxley.
Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, June 10 at Memorial Free Will Baptist Church with the Rev. Karl Sexton officiating. Interment followed in church cemetery.
Active pallbearers were Mark Carter, Ronald Carter, Chris Rentz, Kenny Rentz, Terry Rentz and Barry Moon.
Honorary pallbearers were Lucille Perry, Vanzel and Gail Perry, Howard and Donna Poe, James Rentz, Charles and Shirley Smith, Eula Paige, Margaret Bargeron, Blake Carter and Brent Carter.
Musical selections were rendered by Beth Mann and the congregation.
Arrangements were under the direction of Swain Funeral Home.
tommy spratling was probably the best friend I ever had. tommy was a achiver and created opertunitys for himself. He use to tell me he got a high on life. Idell was a wonderfull mother to tommy. I love them both. tommy will be miss. I give our condolences to his family for their loss of a love one, Thomas l. spratling. love, neal and denise Jordan.