Thomas C. Ingram, 85, of Eclectic, passed away November 12, 2021. He was born July 5, 1936. Funeral service will be 12 noon, Wednesday, November 17, 2021 at Prospect Baptist Church with Bro. David Jones officiating. Serving as pall bearers will be Warren Colley, Roland Freeman, Jim Adams, Johnny Adams, Greg Teel and Charles Chambers. Burial will follow in Prospect Cemetery. He is preceded in death by his parents, Gaddis and Gertie Ingram; wife of 64 years, Wanda K. Ingram; brother, Frazier Ingram and sister, Hazel Whitman. He is survived by sons, Johnny Ingram and Chris (Wanda) Ingram; brother, Robert Ingram; and sisters, Barbara Ingram Baldwin and Shirley Ingram Jones. Thomas worked for the Department of Transportation for 43 years. After retiring, he was a consultant for KBR Engineering Firm and also a member of CEWSA water works board. He was a member of Prospect Baptist Church for over 80 years and served as a deacon for many years. He loved his church and his community and never hesitated to help anyone in need. He never met a stranger and loved everyone he met. His greatest love was his wife and children as his family was very important to him. His hobbies were taking care of his cows, hunting and fishing.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to Ivy Creek Hospice, the staff of The Apothecary, Dr. Vincent Law and staff and special caregiver, Hazel Chapman. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Prospect Baptist Church Cemetery Fund. Online condolences at

Linville Memorial Funeral Home and Crematory

Eclectic, Alabama

Cliff Williams is a staff writer for Tallapoosa Publishers.

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