Kenneth Thad Tiner

BLAKELY - Thad Tiner died early Tuesday morning in South Hills, Virginia unexpectedly. His funeral will be held Monday, Dec. 16, 2013 at 2 PM at the First Baptist Church, Blakely, Ga. Rev. David Lynn will be officiating. Active pallbearers will be Michael Higgenbothem, Buddy Moore, Doug Johnson, Bryon Cliett, Michael Reddick and Bryan Reddick. Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Class of 1990. The family will receive friends during visitation at Manry-Jordan-Hodges Funeral Home in Blakely, Sunday afternoon, Dec. 15, 2013, from 2 PM until 4 PM.

Thad was born August 2, 1972 in Blakely, Georgia to Kenneth and Linda W. Tiner of Blakely, Ga. He graduated from Early County High School in the Class of 1990. Thad was the Sales Manager for the Atlantic Division of American Buildings Co., working out of the Columbus, Ga. office. He and his family attended the Cascade Hills Baptist Church in Columbus, Ga.

Other than his parents his survivors include his wife, Summer Kelley Tiner of Columbus, Ga.; 3 daughters, Jade, Emily and Reagan Tiner, all of Columbus. He has a sister, Brooke T. Jones and her husband Tim of Blakely. His father- in- law is Billy Ray Kelly of Slocomb, Al. and his mother -in-law is Sarah Morrow of Dothan, Al. He also is survived by a brother-in-law, Ryan Kelley, of Dothan, Al. and several nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that contributions be made to the Rally Kids Foundation, an organization that raises money to help children who are fighting cancer. The Atlanta Braves are strong supporters of this fund. Their mailing address is 5775 Glenridge Dr., Building B, Suite 370, Atlanta, Ga. 30328.

Manry Jordan Hodges Funeral Home

Blakely 229/723-3421