Tonnie Vickers

Born: Sun., Jan. 12, 1936
Died: Fri., Feb. 1, 2019

Celebration of Life

11:00 AM Sat., Feb. 09, 2019
Location: Mt. Pilgrim Baptist Church~ Ridgeville

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Mr. Tonnie Vickers was born, January 12, 1936; he was the third born son of the late Rev. J.O. and Ruth Vickers.

Tonnie grew up in Ridgeville, where he attended Norris High School. Later he joined the United States Air Force where he served for four years; including action in the Korean Conflicts. After being honorably discharged he settled in Berkeley, California; where he lived for 45 years. His last employment was at Berkeley National Laboratory of the University of California, from which he retired.

At an early age Tonnie confessed Christ and attended Mt. Pilgrim Baptist Church. All of his life he had an abiding faith in his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. His daily Bible reading was the 90th   chapter of Psalm where he gave glory to God for all his life.

As a son, brother, uncle and loving friend, Tonnie was known and admired for his generosity and pleasant disposition. He was always willing to help others, especially in sharing his resources when others were in need. When family visited him in California, they were always greeted by many of Tonnie’s caring friends.

Mr. Tonnie Vickers departed this life on, February 1, 2019, at the Gadsden Health Rehabilitation Center. He had been in declining health for the past three years.

He leaves to cherish his memory a loving family of two sisters, Johnnie Ransaw, Sacramento, CA., Lelia Winston, Salem, NC; one sister-in-law, Laura Vickers, Jackson, MS.; six brothers, John (Mary) Vickers, Huntsville , AL., Lovell Vickers, Birmingham, AL, Talmadge (Odessa) Vickers, Ridgeville, AL, Leroy (Sandra) Vickers, Cincinnati, OH, Frank (Doris) Jackson, Larry ( Venetia) Vickers, all of Fairhope, AL; many nieces, nephews, cousins, other family and friends who will miss his affection and ability to accommodate their needs and interests.


Celebration of Life for Mr. Tonnie Vickers,82,Gadsden, who died Friday, February 1, 2019, will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, February 9, 2019 at Mt. Pilgrim Baptist Church-Ridgeville, Rev. Jerome Anderson, Pastor,  Rev. Talmadge Vickers, Eulogist. Interment will follow at New Bethel United Methodist Church Cemetery.
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