Tommy Sandine age 72 of the Herbine Community near Rison, died, Sunday, June 13, 2010. He was born January 21, 1938 in Rison, a son of the late John Carl Sandine and Flora Mabel Rauls Sandine. Mr. Sandine served in the United States Army, was a retired carpenter and formerly worked at Gene Kimbrells Body Shop. He was a member of Sandine Hunting Club. Mr. Sandine was of the Baptist faith. He was also preceded in death by one brother, William Dude Sandine; one niece, Stella Jeanette Gray.
Mr. Sandine is survived by one son, Mark Sandine of Pine Bluff; one brother, J. L. Sandine of Monticello; two sisters, Macel Linzey of New Edinburg, Peggy Cullipher Mahurin of Texarkana, Arkansas; longtime friend and companion, Barbara Romine.
Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, June 16, 2010, at Buie Funeral Chapel in Rison with Brother Doney Blackerby officiating. Burial will follow at Prosperity Cemetery. Visitation will be 6:00 to 8:00 Tuesday, June 15, 2010 at the funeral home. Pallbearers are nephews, Ricky Sandine, Chris Sandine, Randy Linzey, Jimmy Cullipher, Ken Cullipher, Keith Sandine and Ronnie Sandine. Arrangements are under the direction of Buie Funeral Home of Rison (870) 325-6216.