Fred N. Tingle

Published 12:28 am Friday, January 20, 2012

WALNUT GROVE, Ga. — Fred N. Tingle passed away on Jan. 20, 2012 at his home surrounded by family. He was 71.

Fred was preceded in death by his parents, H.W. and Ora Tingle; brother, Jacky, Henry, Alton, Billy, James, Leon and Donald Tingle; and sisters, Margie Kowen and Johnnie Marie Murphy.

He is survived by his wife, Linda L. Tingle; daughter, Kacie T. Lindsey (Jason); granddaughter, Madison A. Linssey; grandsons, Logan Donald Lindsey and Skyler Lindsey, all of Walnut Grove; brother, Charles L. Tingle (Irene) of Baker La. and Lewis Tingle (Irene) of Vicksburg; sister, Virginia Townsend; and numerous nieces and nephews.

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Fred was born and raised in Vicksburg and was a 1963 graduate of Culkin Academy. Fred attended Mississippi State and worked at Foam Packaging in Vicksburg before accepting his current position with Dolco Packaging in Lawrenceville, Ga.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Frank J. Fisher Funeral Home with the Rev. Terry White officiating. Burial will follow at Greenlawn Gardens Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday from noon until the hour of the service at the funeral home. A fellowship will be at Bowmar Baptist Church following the burial for friends and family.

Pallbearers will be Jason Lindsey, Charles L. Tingle Jr., Carl Tingle, James Parker, David Hall and Jeb Tingle.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Fred and Linda’s grandchildren’s college fund at Mutual Credit Union, In Memory of Fred Tingle, Attn: Clara Beauman, 1604 Cherry St., Vicksburg, MS 39180.