William Thomas ‘Tommy” Quintrell, age 90 of McCaysville, passed away Saturday, November 23, 2019, at Union County Nursing Home in Blairsville. Tommy was born September 29, 1929, in Fry, GA, to the late William Henry Quintrell and the late Willa Nell Fry Quintrell. He was a member of the 1947 graduating class of McCaysville High School, severed as a corporal in the US Army during the Korean Conflict; he had worked as a carpenter in the mining department at City Service Company. Tommy had served as mayor at one time and as a councilman for the City Of McCaysville for 30 years. He was an active member of the First Baptist Church of McCaysville/Copperhill, Tommy was preceded in death by brothers, Roy Quintrell, and John Quintrell, sister, Grace Postelle.
Survivors include wife, Marjorie “Pug” Turner Quintrell, daughters, Amy Elizabeth (Bryan) Branson, and Julie (Terry) Arp, grandchildren, Abby Elizabeth (Steve) Lanni, Jennifer Branson, Amanda Branson, and Timothy Edward (Brittany) Branson, sisters, Doris Abernathy, and Sandra Finch.
Funeral services: Tuesday 12:00 Noon at First Baptist Church of McCaysville/Copperhill, with Rev. Gary Barber and Rev. Matthew McDaniel officiating. Music by Harry and Katie Gilbert. Interment will follow in Crestlawn Cemetery. Pallbearers: Jim Quintrell, Jake Williams, Weston Quintrell, Gary George, Will Harbin, and Timonthy Towe. Honorary pallbearers: The Way Sunday School Class, Kenneth Patterson, and Lynn Panter.
The service will stream live online at www.myfirstbaptist.net
The family will receive friends at the First Baptist Church on Tuesday from 11:00 AM till 12:00 Noon.
Interment will follow at Crestlawn Cemetery with Military Honors provided by North Georgia Honor Gaurd.
Arrangements entrusted to the Finch-Cochran Funeral Home of McCaysville, GA, you may send condolences to the family and sign the guest register at www.cochranfuneralhomes.com.