Thomas "Gene" Mott, 64, of Tyronza died February 20, 2002 at NEA Hospital in Jonesboro. He was a member of the Church of Christ in Tyronza and was a chemical engineer.
Survivors include his mother, Cora Mott of Tyronza; one brother, Earl Mott of Tyronza; three sons, Thomas "Jeff" Mott of Atlanta, Johnny Lard of Franklin, N. Hamp., and Bobby Lard of Marion; three daughters, Stacy Shankle of Tyronza, Mary Sliders of Tyronza, and Rose Fox of Millington, Tenn.; 15 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Visitation was Feb 22 at the Church of Christ in Tyronza. Funeral services were also at the Church of Christ Feb. 23 at 4:00 p.m., with Bro. Jimmy Duncan officiating, and was followed with burial at the Tyronza Cemetery. Wilson Funeral Home in Tyronza was in charge of arrangements.