Henry Cole Tomlinson

Published 2:53 pm Thursday, November 30, 2017

Mr. Henry Cole Tomlinson died on Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017 at Kate B. Reynolds Hospice in Winston-Salem.

He was born Jan. 1, 1924 in Mocksville to the late Charles H. Tomlinson and Viola Anderson Tomlinson. Mr. Tomlinson graduated from Mocksville High School and from Catawba College. He served in the U. S. Army Signal Corp during World War II.  During his career, he served as Mocksville Town Clerk, treasurer of Chalet Furniture, and as a teacher at Mocksville Middle School. On June 6, 1949, he married Elva Grace Avett who died on April 10.  He was a life-long member of First United Methodist Church in Mocksville.

He was also preceded in death by his brother, Gordon.

Survivors: a son, Charles Edmund Tomlinson (Sonja); granddaughter, Jennifer Tomlinson Bryant (Charley), all of High Point; grandson, Steven E. Tomlinson (Ashley) of Mooresville; and great-grandchildren, William and Matthew Bryant and Cole and Lacy Tomlinson.

A celebration of life service will be conducted at 2 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 3, at First United Methodist Church in Mocksville with Dr. Glenn L. Myers Jr. officiating.

Memorials: Residents Fund Arbor Acres, 1240 Arbor Road, Winston-Salem, 27104; or First UMC, 310 N. Main St., Mocksville.

Condolences: www.eatonfuneralservice.com.