Thomas George Self, age 62, of Madisonville,, TN passed away 12:10 P.M. Thursday, May 22, 2008 at his home. Longtime member of Citico Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon at one time. Retired from Alcoa Aluminum Co. in 2006 after 36 years. Member of Vonore Masonic Lodge #658 and the Knoxville Scottish Rites. Took great pleasure in playing with and caring for his two grandsons. Enjoyed buying and restoring antique and muscle cars, a hobby he shared with his two sons. Survivors, wife of 39 years, Brenda Millsaps Self; sons & daughter-in-law, Craig & Courtney Self, Dusty Self; grandsons, Cade and Cooper Self, all of Madisonville; sister & brother-in-law, Maryetta & Lonnie Millsaps, Vonore; brother & sister-in-law, Fred & Faye Self, Knoxville; sisters-in-law & brothers-in-law, Columbus & Artie King, Madisonville, Betty Tilley, Ruth & Dewey Moser, all of Madisonville, Reid & Carolyn Shirk, Vonore; several nieces, nephews and many dear friends. Preceded in death by, parents, Gussie H. & Georgia Dupes Self; sister, Gracie Mae King; mother-in-law, Lucy Shirk; sister-in-law, Ruby Shirk; brothers-in-law, Harold West, Bill Tilley, J.B. Shirk, Austin Shirk. Funeral 8 P.M. Sunday, Biereley-Hale Chapel, Rev. J.A. Schaffer officiating. Interment 11 A.M. Monday, Mt. Zion Cemetery, Rev. Gale Miller officiating. Masonic service 7:45 P.M. Sunday, provided by Vonore Masonic Lodge #658. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Mt. Zion Baptist Church or Citico Baptist Church. Family will receive friends 6-7:45 P.M. Sunday at Biereley-Hale Funeral Home, Madisonville. TN.
Tom was the grandson of George Washington Self, the great-grandson of John Simpson Self and the great-great grandson of John J. Self.