Dr. T.A. Tinnin

Thursday, November 15, 2007

FREDERICKTOWN, Mo. -- Dr. T.A. "Al" Tinnin, 86, of Fredericktown died Monday, Nov. 12, 2007, at his home.

He was born Sept. 18, 1921, at Marquand, Mo., son of A.C. and Stella V. Tinnin. He and Marie Whitener were married Oct. 15, 1946, in St. Louis.

Tinnin was a dentist 40 years, retiring in 1986. He was a member of the United Methodist Church in Fredericktown, and past president of Southeast Missouri Dental Society. He was formerly of Marquand.

He served in the U.S. Army.

Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Melissa Leible of Sikeston, Mo., Marcy Allen of Austin, Texas; a sister, Shirleen DeCormier of St. Louis; and four grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two brothers.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at Wilson Funeral Home in Fredericktown.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Rick Lasley officiating. Burial will be in Marcus Memorial Cemetery in Fredericktown with full military honors.