Athens Review, Athens, Texas

February 15, 2014

Tommie ‘Nell’ Darty


The Athens Review

Athens — Funeral services for Ms. Tommie "Nell" Darty, 62, Athens will be at 1 p.m., on Tuesday at Heavenly Gates Community Church with the Rev. Alan Colman officiating.  Burial will be in North Athens City Cemetery under the direction of John R. Harmon Undertaking Co.  Mrs. Darty died Feb. 12, 2014 at East Texas Medical Center, Tyler.

 She was born Oct. 14, 1951 in Henderson County, and graduated from Athens High School.  Tommie was a life-long resident of Henderson County, a member of Church of the Living God, and retired from Athens Independent School District.

 She was a great cook and loved to play bingo.

 Tommie was preceded in death by: her two grandsons, Tre'Vonte Darty and Charles Darty, Jr.; parents; two brothers, Sammie Darty and Royland Randle; and one sister, Lucinda Randle.

 Survivors include: spouse, Henry Thompson, Athens; two sons, Charles Darty, Sr. (Arnita) of Athens, and Marcus Darty (Monica) of Poynor; two brothers, John Randle of Athens, Billy Randle (Eva) of San Diego, Calif.; one sister, Elsie Darty- Najjar (Shad) of Arlington; 12 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.