William Alfred & Beulah Bessie (Ridge) Tatom
Married Oct. 3, 1920
Bessie Beulah (Ridge) Tatom
Alfred & Bessie Tatom with grandchildren, Gaylon, Gerald, Jerry Don, Cloyd Jr., & Eddie Anderson; Teresa & Mary Jo Thompson, Dale Roark, Alfreda & Darrell Isbell
William Elton & Bessie Beulah (Ridge) Tatom
William also was known as Bill or Uncle Sonny.
Bessie (Ridge) & Alfred Tatom holding William Gaylon Anderson with William Elton Tatom behind.
Wanda Lean, Hester Virginia, Wilma Jean & Geraldine Elizabeth Tatom
Born January 3, 1923
12 years old
William Gaylon Anderson, Wilma Jean Tatom, Jerry Alfreda Isbell, Gerald Wayne Anderson, Wanda Lean Tatom & William Elton Tatom
William Alfred & Beulah Bessie (Ridge) Tatom with children, Geraldine Elizabeth, Rosa Lee, Hester Virginia (back) Wilma Jean, Wanda Lean & William Elton (front)
William Alfred & Bessie Beulah (Ridge) Tatom
Darrell & Jerry Alfreda Isbell
Virginia Tatom with friend, Raymond Revelle
William Elton (Uncle Sonny) Tatom, William Gaylon, Gerald Wayne, Jerry Don & Cloyd Allen Jr. Anderson (Oldest-Youngest)
Teresa Kaye Thompson, daughter of Jerry Jo & Wilma Jean (Tatom) Thompson
Wilma (Tatom) Thompson holding Mary Jo Thompson & Loy Dale Roark with Teresa Thompson
Jerry Alfreda Isbell, daughter of Alfred & Geraldine (Tatom) Isbell
Jane & James Isbell
Alfred Isbell, husband of Geraldine (Tatom) Isbell
Alfred Isbell & Jerry Alfreda Isbell
Wilma Jean, Wanda Lean, William (Bill) Elton & Rosa Lee Tatom with William Gaylon & Gerald Wayne Anderson
Cloyd Allen Anderson holding Dale Roark, son of Loy and Wanda Lean (Tatom) Roark & Mary Jo Thompson, daughter of Jerry Jo & Wilma Jean (Tatom) Thompson. Cloyd died January 26, 2000 at the age of 86 years and Dale died March 24, 2007 at the age of 52 years.
Wanda Lean, Rosa Lee, William (Bill) Elton & Wilma Jean Tatom
William Alfred Tatom, William (Bill) Elton Tatom aka Uncle Sonny, with children, Brad & Gaylene Anderson (parents, Gaylon & Anita Anderson)
William Alfred & Bessie Beulah (Ridge) Tatom with their first great grandson, Bradley Keith Anderson
Geraldine Tatom with friends, Adabelle Nelso & Excell Grissom
Rosa Lee Brooks with white shorts on!
Back: Aaron Stone; Front L to R
Front: Excell Grissom, Geraldine Tatom, Inell Grissom
Cloyd Anderson, Bill Tatom, Junior Anderson
Mary Jo Thompson, Teresa Kaye Thompson - standing L to R; Janice Thompson, Kay Brooks & Regina Thompson - seated L to R
Made when Wilma was in St. Louis during Summer of '65
Dale, Rosa Lee (Tatom) & Kay Brooks
Mary Jo Thompson, daughter of Jerry Jo & Wilma (Tatom) Thompson
Virginia Tatom, Geraldine Tatom & a friend, Hazel Barker
Kay Brooks, daughter of Dale & Rosa Lee (Tatom) Brooks
Caption on back of photo, "This is our fiesty doll, Kay."
Wanda Lean (Tatom) Roark
Baby shower for her 1st born, Dale Roark
Caption on back of picture, "I'd just caught her pulling off tinsel!"
Ist Grandchild to Bessie (Ridge) Tatom
William Gaylon Anderson, son of Cloyd & Virginia (Tatom) Anderson
1 Year Old
Jerry Alfreda & Darrell Isbell
Rosa Lee, Hester Virginia, Wanda Lean, Wilma Jean, Geraldine & baby Elton Tatom
Geraldine (Tatom) & Alfred (Rusty) Isbell holding William Gaylon, son of Cloyd & Virginia (Tatom) Anderson
Wilma (Tatom) Thompson's baby shower for her first born daughter, Teresa Kay
William Elton Tatom (Uncle Sonny) with (L to R) Lindel Anderson, Regina Thompson, Kevin Thorne, Brad Anderson & holding the doll, a family friend, Harold Curry's daughter
Jerry Don Anderson, Gerald Wayne Anderson, William Gaylon Anderson holding Teresa Kay Thompson, and Cloyd Allen Anderson Jr.
Bessie (Ridge) Tatom
Gaylon Anderson & Kaye Brooks
Geraldine & Virginia Tatom
Mary Jo & Teresa Thompson
Daughters of Jerry Jo and Wilma (Tatom) Thompson
Born January 3, 1923
Teresa Thompson, daughter of Jerry Jo & Wilma (Tatom) Thompson
Jerry Jo Thompson with Teresa Thompson and holding Mary Jo Thompson
Virginia Tatom, Rhubell Latting, & Geraldine Tatom
William Elton (Bill) & Rosa Lee Tatom
born January 3, 1923
Alfred & Bessie Tatom with 1st great grandson, Bradley Keith Anderson
Spring 1965, almost 9 years old.
Kay Brooks and Albert Anderson
Alfred & Bessie Tatom and Rosa Lee Tatom
Jerry Alfreda Isbell
Cloyd Anderson Jr., Mary Jo Thompson, Teresa Thompson & Eddie Anderson
Geraldine Elizabeth Tatom
Gerald Wayne Anderson, Jerry Alfreda Isbell & Gaylon Anderson
Gaylon Anderson, Wilma Tatom, Alfreda Isbell, Gerald Anderson, Wanda Tatom & Bill (Sonny) Tatom
Bill (Sonny), Wanda, Bessie, Rosa Lee, & Wilma Tatom with Gaylon Anderson
Front: Rosa Lee, Wilma, Wanda, Sonny.
Back: Bessie, Alfred & Geraldine Tatom
Wilma Jean (Tatom) Thompson, Hester Virginia (Tatom) Anderson, William Elton (Bill) Tatom, Bessie (Ridge) Tatom, Wanda Lean (Tatom) Roark, Geraldine Elizabeth (Tatom) Isbell & William Alfred Tatom
Bill (Uncle Sonny) Tatom, Virginia (Tatom) Anderson, Geraldine (Tatom) Isbell, Wilma (Tatom) Thompson, Wanda (Tatom) Fears, Rosa Lee (Tatom) Brooks
William Alfred, Bessie, Virginia & Geraldine Tatom
Rosa Lee (Tatom) Brooks at her fathers burial with two of his brothers. L James Vernon Tatom, R-Virgil Tatom
Wanda, Grandpa Tatom & Wilma at the hospital after he lost his hand in a corn picker accident.
Three of William Alfred Tatom's half brothers. L-R; Virgil, Wilson, & James Vernon Tatom
Bessie Beulah (Ridge) & William Alfred Tatom
News story about neighbors helping Grandpa Tatom harvest his cotton crop the year that he had his right forearm amputated after a corn picker accident at the age of 59 on September 16, 1963.
Wanda Lean (Tatom) Roark Thorn Fears
William Alfred Tatom's father & step-mother. Taken in 1915. John David Tatom-age 36, born in 1879; Zona Tatom age 19; Married on Alfred's 12th birthday
William Alfred Tatom's Family; Front Row-John David Tatom, his grandfather; Jerusha (Ray) Tatom, his grandmother; Susan Stanfill, aunt; Chris Stanfill, uncle, John A (Bug) Stanfill, cousin; Back Row-Joe Tatom, uncle; John David Tatom, father; Jim Tatom, uncle; Lillie Tatom, aunt; Will Tatom, uncle; Ann Stanfill, aunt; Bill Stanfill, uncle
50th Wedding Anniversary - William Elton Tatom, Bessie & W A Tatom; Virginia Anderson, Geraldine Isbell, Rosa Lee Brooks, Wanda Thorne, Wilma Thompson