May 29, 1938 - Apr 13, 2017 Thomas "Tommy" Shannon Millette, Sr., Age 78, of Fairhope, AL passed away on Thursday, April 13, 2017, in Spanish Fort, AL. Tommy was preceded in death by his parents, Mr. & Mrs. Ferman Jacques Millette, his loving wife and mother of his children, Paulette Walsh Millette, and his brothers Jack Millette and Teddy Millette. He is survived by his wife, Eva S. Millette, his children, Shannon (Marjorie) Millette of Daphne, AL, Danny Millette of Fairhope, AL, Jacques (Elizabeth) Millette of Fairhope, AL, Paul (Jill) Millette of Madison, MS, Mary Ellen (George) Powers of San Antonio, TX, Noelle Millette of Corpus Christi, TX, brothers William G. Millette and Samuel M. Millette, Sr., 13 grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Tommy was born in Greenville, MS and graduated from St. Joseph's High School in Greenville and from Springhill College in Mobile, AL where he met Paulette. He moved to Pascagoula, MS after college, worked at Ingall's Shipbuilding for a year and went into the insurance business with his brothers Teddy and Bill until his retirement. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, April 18th from 2-4 pm at the Immaculata Center at Christ the King Church in Daphne with a memorial mass to follow at 4 pm in the church. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Stillwaters Transitional Housing, 604 Ingalls Avenue, Pascagoula, MS 39567.
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