Meridian Star

January 22, 2013

Tommy E. Northam Sr.

The Meridian Star

MERIDIAN —     Services for Tommy E. Northam Sr. will be held Wednesday, at 2:30 p.m., at Robert Barham Family Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Drew Dabbs officiating. Burial will be in Meridian Memorial Park Cemetery with Robert Barham Family Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.

    Mr. Northam, 75, of Clarke County, died Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, at Anderson Regional Medical Center. He was retired from Southern Pipe and Supply after 53 years of service. Tommy was an avid outdoorsman and loved to hunt and fish. He will be remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather.

    Survivors include his wife, Romona Northam of Clarke County; children: Joe Northam and wife Brenda of Stella, Mo., Tommy Northam Jr. and wife Betsy of Meridian, D’Lee Hutchison and husband Fred of Meridian, Tracy Bolling and husband Aaron of Lauderdale, Bubba Cook of Meridian, and Brad Northam and wife Jennifer of Meridian; 10 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; sister, Clara Nell Cameron and husband Sonny of Demopolis, Ala.; and, numerous nieces and nephews.

    He was preceded in death by his parents, Tom and Lois Northam; and daughter, Laurie Northam Sanford.

    The family requests memorials be made to the American Cancer Society.

    Pallbearers will be his grandsons: Jayce Green, John Northam, Walt Northam, Phillip Sanford, Jeremy Jones and Eli Cook.

    Honorary pallbearers are James Raley, Jim McAllister, T.C. Glover, Larry Dearman, Zane Chapman and Joe Maddox.

    Family and friends may sign the online guest book at

    Visitation will be today, from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m., at the funeral home.