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JOHN RUFUS HAMBY-TIDMORE, Sr., age 76, of Austell, Georgia, passed away Thursday, August 16, 2018, in an Austell hospital.  Born in Turtle Town, Tennessee on December 7, 1941, He was a son of the late Ernest Golden Tidmore and Hattie Humphrey Forshee Tidmore Hamby.  Mr. Tidmore was self employed in construction industry.  He was preceded in death by a sister, the late Gladys Roan.
            Surviving are His wife, Kathryn Sadler Tidmore; daughters, Sheryl Huerta, Jean Lytle, and Essie Hope Henry; son, John Rufus Tidmore, Jr.; brother, Sammy Hamby; fourteen Grandchildren, four Great Grandchildren, several Nieces and Nephews also survive.
            Funeral service will be held Sunday, August 19th, at 2:00 P.M. from Graveside in Dogwood Memorial Gardens.
            Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements for Mr. John Rufus Hamby-Tidmore, who passed away Thursday.