Thomas Aderhold


Thomas Martin Aderhold Sr., 83 of Etowah, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 11, 2018, at home surrounded by his family.

He was preceded in death by his parents, G.L. and Lily Aderhold; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Cecil and Cora Belle Tallent; six brothers; and several brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law.

He retired from Bowater Southern Paper Company after 41 years of service. He served with Tennessee Army National Guard and with the McMinn County Sheriff’s Department for several years. He was a lifelong member of Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church of Etowah, where he faithfully served in many capacities with the church, especially with the food pantry. He shared his love of the Lord through visiting the nursing homes, hospital, and those confined to home. He was loved by all who knew him.

Survivors include his wife of 65 years, Audine Casteel Aderhold; three sons and daughters-in-law: Marty Aderhold and special friend, Stephanie Stewart, Keith and Pam Aderhold, ad Greg and Laura Aderhold; six grandchildren: Dustin Aderhold, Laura and James Carr, Brooke Harris, Matt and Jena Aderhold, Kristen and Gage Moses, and Sydney Aderhold; seven great-grandchildren:Locke and London Harris, Ryder Aderhold and Ava Moses, Tucker and Adelynn Carr, and Lylah Aderhold; brother-in-law, Jay Wallis; and several nieces and nephews, special friends and caregivers

Family and friends will assemble at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, March 14, 2018, at the funeral home and proceed to Green Hill Cemetery for the 2 p.m. graveside service with Pastor Wayne Hickman officiating.

No formal visitation will be held.

In lieu of flowers the family requests contributions be made to Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church, Food Pantry, 923 Ohio Ave., Etowah, TN 37331, or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 50, Memphis, TN 38101.

Bordwine Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. If you are unable to attend you may sign the guest registry at


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