Local philanthropist passes away at 91

HATTIESBURG, Miss. - A local Hattiesburg businessman and philanthropist passed away peacefully in his home on Tuesday.

Joe Tatum, 91, and his wife were known contributors to the William Carey University theater.

Tatum was co-founder of the Tatum Development Corporation and Tatum Timber company and sat on several organizations as a Board of Director.

Visitation will be on Friday at Trinity Episcopal Church's Parish Hall.

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