Thomas Edgar “Tommy” Dew

Thomas Edgar “Tommy”  Dew, age 70, of Pelham, AL, went to be with Jesus Sunday, December 25, 2016. Tommy loved his family, he and his wife Kay moved from Tennessee to be closer to his family. While living in Gatlinburg,TN  he became a member of Glades Lebanon Church and became a wood turner.  He loved wood working, NASCAR and sports. He retired from BellSouth after 30 years of service. His survivors include his wife of 48 years, Kay Dew; daughter, Melissa Dunaway (Shane); son, Kevin Dew (Karyn); sister, Paula Johnson (Steve); grandchildren, Blake, Meghan and Nathan Dunaway and a host of other family members and friends.  A visitation will be 11:30am12:30pm, Wednesday, December 28, 2016 at Charter Funeral Home with a funeral service to follow at 12:30pm.  A Committal Service with Honors will immediately follow at the Alabama National Cemetery.


  1. Hope Aldridge on December 27, 2016 at 10:36 am

    Dear Aunt Kay and Family,

    I am so sorry about Uncle Tommy. I want you all to know that y’all are in my thoughts and prayers. Tommy was a wonderful sweet man, and he will be terribly missed.

    Love and warm hugs are being sent to all !
    Love, Hope Tubbs Aldridge

  2. Gerald Austin on December 27, 2016 at 5:34 pm

    He was a dear friend, as is Kay, and we are so sad to hear of Tommy’s passing.
    Love and prayers to the family.
    Gerald and Sandra Austin
    Gulfport, MS

  3. Liz Reid on December 27, 2016 at 7:39 pm

    J. R. and I are so sorry to learn of Tommy’s passing. You two will have a special place in our hearts forever. We are happy to have spent your Gatlinburg years as part of your church family. We love and will continue to lift you up in prayer.