Mr. Clarence Thomas “Tommy” Jeffares, age 85, of Douglasville, GA passed away Thursday, August 10, 2017. He was born August 16, 1931 in Dunwoody, GA. Tommy worked at Douglas County Roads and Revenue for 37 years, having paved or worked on most of the roads in Douglas County. He loved the outdoors, especially hunting, fishing and gardening, where he grew many things among which was tomatoes. He also enjoyed growing flowers and trees.
Preceding him in death is wife and love of his life, Jeanette Jeffares; his son Tony Jeffares, Sr. as well as parents Howard Grady and Callie Alice.
He is survived by his son Ricky Jeffares; daughter Mary Kassars; sister Hazel Benefield; grandchildren Devon Allison, Nicole Slocumb, Maria Kassars, Cody Jeffares, Tony Jeffares, Jr, and Michael Pellerin; 9 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews and other family members.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday, August 13, 2017 from 1 until 2 o’clock p.m. A memorial service will follow in the Rosehaven Chapel at 2 o’clock p.m.
Those who wish to express condolences or share a special memory may do so online at www.whitleygarner.com.
Whitley-Garner at Rosehaven Funeral Home, Douglasville.