Tomey Gene Tynes
July 12, 1944  -  June 10, 2018

Tomey Gene Tynes

Baker Funeral Home
6401 Groom Rd.
Baker, LA  70714
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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Baker Funeral Home
6401 Groom Rd.
Baker, LA  70714
Thursday, June 14, 2018
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
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Funeral Service
Baker Funeral Home Chapel
6401 Groom Rd.
Baker, LA  70714
Thursday, June 14, 2018
11:00 a.m.
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Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church of Gloster Mississippi
5773 Wilkinson Rd
Liberty, MS  39645
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Tomey Gene Tynes, 73 years old, beloved husband, father, grandfather, and friend was called to his eternal resting place on June 10, 2018. He entered this world on July 12, 1944, in Gloster, Mississippi, born to Ed and Edna Tynes. He retired from Crown Zellerbach – Tembec after 40 years of service where he worked in the maintenance department. He continued working in the Ice Cream Shop that he owned in Silverton, Colorado, a place he loved, for many years.

Tomey is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Bobbye Brashear Tynes; 2 sons, Troy Tynes and his wife Andrea, and Brandon Tynes; daughter, Holley Tynes; grandchildren, Lyle, Anne Marie, and Stephanie Tynes, Taryne Tynes, and Ananise Hulin; brothers, Marcel Tynes, Quin Tynes, and Paul Tynes; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Tomey is preceded in death by his father, Edgar Oscar Tynes; mother, Edna Jackson Tynes; and brother, Kenneth Tynes.

Relatives and friends are invited to join the family for the visitation at Baker Funeral Home, 6401 Groom Road, Baker, LA, on Wednesday, June 13, 2018, from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. The visitation will continue at Baker Funeral Home, Thursday, June 14, 2018, from 9:00 a.m. until the funeral service at 11:00 a.m. The graveside service and burial will follow at 2:30 p.m. at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church Cemetery in Gloster, Mississippi.

Family and friends may sign our online guestbook or leave a personal note to the family at


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  1. Pat and Dave Gates
    Aztec New Mexico, LA

    So Sorry we totally enjoyed your friendship while we came to Silverton it was a special time seeing you both In The shop. Love you

  2. Patsy T Sanders
    Gloster, MS

    You are in my thoughts and prayers

  3. Chris Russo
    Gloster, MS

    Sure am gonna miss you coming up next door and visiting me n tammy

  4. Chad Griffith
    Metairie, LA

    I am so sorry for your loss. I have nothing but great memories of Tomey. He was a special man. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this hard time. Please let me know if there is anything I can do.

  5. Riva Batchelder and Phyllis Jenkins
    Canterbury, NH

    So sorry to hear of your loss! My mom loved chatting it up with Tomey. Such a sweet man. Our condolences to the family 💞

  6. Bob and Claudia Bird
    Lindrith, NM

    Miss Bobbye; We have had wonderful summer adventures with you and Tomey. We feel so lucky to have you as friends and to have been blessed by having known Tomey. Love to you and all of your family.
    Bob and Claudia Bird

  7. Pam Welty
    San Antonio, TX

    Prayers you find peace in knowing that you have an angel in heaven that personally knows you and you know him. God bless!

  8. Liz Eisworth
    Alpharetta, GA

    Holley, Mrs. Bobbye, Brandon and Troy...I am so very sorry for the loss of your dear dad and husband. I will always remember him working on guys always had the coolest cars.... and of course, I have a very vivid memory of your Dad making Holley pick up sticks in the yard before she could come over to my house! I'm sending you all love and prayers for peace to wash over you. <3 Liz Eisworth

  9. Lee Anne Whittington
    Foley, AL

    Love and prayers to all...... always know I'm here if you need anything Bobbye

  10. Kacie Richard Parrish
    Gloster, MS

    Sending love and prayers!

  11. Donna Tynes Richard Temple
    Liberty, MS

    Y’all are in my thoughts and prayers! Uncle Tomey Gene always called me Little Patsy!

  12. Dale & Desiree' Simoneaux
    Montgomery, TX

    Will always remember our dear and kind friend! Prayers and condolences to Bobbye and family. Rest in Peace.

  13. Buck & Renée Shipp
    Zachary, LA

    So sorry to hear about Tomey. Sending prayers for the family.

  14. John reading
    Norwood, LA

    So sorry for the loss of tommy, that picture is how i remember tommy!!!

  15. Sid & Carolyn Sterling Joseph
    Ethel, LA

    So sorry for your loss! May God Comfort each of you & hold you close!

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