Mr. Clyde T. Tatum, age, 84 of Sugar Hill passed away on Tuesday, September 6, 2011. He was preceded in death by his wife of 60 years Katherine Whited Tatum, parents Hugh and Arvie Tatum, 8 brothers, and 5 sisters. He is survived by his daughters and sons-in-law Sue Ellen and Robert Walls, Buford, GA; Gwendolyn Fountain, Buford, GA; Lisa and Steve Pirkle, Buford, GA; son and daughter-in-law Steve and Janice Tatum, Flowery Branch, GA; 9 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren, 8 great great grandchildren; sisters and brothers-in-law Doris and Quinton Whited, Buford, GA; Barbara Kozell, Flowery Branch, GA; Donna Jean and Walter Puckett, Buford, GA; brother and sister-in-law Cleo and Joann Tatum, Buford, GA; sisters-in-law Lorine Tatum, Buford, GA; Eva Tatum, Atlanta, GA; several nieces, nephews, and cousins. Mr. Tatum was born on December 5, 1926 in Buford GA. He was a WWII Army Veteran and a graduate of Sugar Hill High School. Mr. Tatum had a Associate Degree under the GI bill. He retired from Lucent Technology after 27 years of service. Mr. Tatum worked as an Insurance Agent for Southland Life Insurance Company and was a member of Flowery Branch Church of God for 37 years. Funeral service will be held on Thursday, September 8, 2011 at 3:00P.M. at the Buford Church of God with Rev. Edward Davenport, Rev. Fred Sylvester, and Rev. Jason Walls officiating. Interment will follow at Broadlawn Memorial Gardens in Buford, GA. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday from 2:00P.M. until 9:00P.M. Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, GA, 770-932-1133, www.flaniganfuneralhome.com .