Michael was born on December 23, 1928 and passed away on Saturday, January 7, 2017.
Michael was a resident of Natchez, Mississippi at the time of his passing.
Mr. Tatum was a graduate of Southern Methodist University.
Tatum served in the U.S. Navy during WWII.
He was married to Beatrice.
Services will be 10 a.m. Friday January 13 2017 at St. Mary Basilica with Father David OâConnor officiating. Burial will follow at Immaculate Conception Cemetery in Carmel LA under the direction of Laird Funeral Home Visitation will be Friday January 13 2017 from 9 a.m. until service time at St. Mary Basilica.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary Basilica or charity of choice.