Townson-Rose Funeral Home

Obituary for Tommie Burch Waldroup

11/19/1929 - 10/04/2020

Tommie Omega Burch Waldroup, age 90 of Hayesville, NC passed away on Sunday, October 4, 2020.

She was a native and lifelong resident of Clay County, NC. Tommie was born to the late Charles and Gertrude Byers Burch. She was a teacher in the Clay County school system for over 30 years. Tommie was an avid golfer, enjoyed western square dancing and was a former member of the NCAE. She was a member of the Hayesville FUMC.

In addition to her parents, Tommie is preceded in death by her husband, Eugene Hamilton Waldroup; four brothers, Ralph, Ray, James and Charles Burch; and two sisters, Mabel Kitchens and Mary Street.

She is survived by two sons, Joseph Waldroup and wife Ann of Hayesville, NC and Anthony Waldroup and wife Paula of Suwanee, GA; one brother, Bobby Burch of Hayesville, NC; five grandchildren; and ten great grandchildren.

A celebration of life will be held at 1 pm, Saturday, October 17, 2020 at Friendship Baptist Church, 1143 Friendship Rd, Hiawassee, GA 30546. Reverends Chad Plemmons, Kirk Hatherly and Jackie Sellers will be officiating. The family asks for those that attend to please wear a mask.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Church Building Fund, Hayesville First United Methodist Church or Clay County School Educational Foundation, Attn: Shelley Hollingsworth, 154 Yellow Jacket Dr, Hayesville, NC 28904.

Townson-Rose Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

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