Thomas Mark Hallums entered this world February 17, 1957, and departed this life to meet his Savior Sunday, July 2, 2023. He was the son of Thomas R. and Lola Gertrude Hallums, who were always thankful and loved him unconditionally.
Mark loved music, dancing, plants, and animals. For several years he lived his dream as a performer and as a dancer in Las Vegas. Later he lived and worked in various states in the same profession. When he returned to Lebanon he was employed with ESC in Mt. Juliet until his retirement.
He was preceded in death by paternal grandparents, William “Bill” and Cornelia Boston Hallums; maternal grandparents, Charles Franklin Hibdon and Ruby Massey (John) Buhler; aunts: Charlotte Cassetty, Minnett Nettles, Vissia Hudson; uncles: James Hibdon and Charles Hallums; and his beloved dog, Pya.
Surviving aunts and uncles: Lillian (Dallas) Plumlee, Nancy (George) Allen, Billie Frances Hibdon and Delores DeWitt; cousins: Lori (Richard) Merrell, Robin (Tommy) Trevathan, Deborah (Joe) Gravens, Patricia (Jerry) Carr, Teresa (Dean) Lewis, Tina Hallums, Todd Hallums, Natalyn (Perry) Slaughter, Felicia Hale, Darin Plumlee, Travis Vanhook, Teresa (Byron) Lowe, Jamie Hibdon, Tammy Hall; other survivors, Tim Vanhook, Mark’s best friend since seventh grade and a second son to us and a host of friends he worked with across the country.
Memorial services will be held Saturday, July 22, 2023, at 1 p.m. at Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home with Bro. Russ Stephens officiating. Visitation 10 a.m. until service time.
No flowers please. Memorial contributions may be made to your favorite charity or New Leash on Life, 507 Jim Draper Blvd, Lebanon, TN 37087.
LIGON & BOBO FUNERAL HOME in charge of arrangements.