Mr. Tammy Carnell “Tee” Govan, the son of Ruth and the late Tommy Govan was born May 10, 1971. He departed this life Saturday, May 1, 2021.
His formal education included Holmes Elementary School in Florence, South Carolina, Saint John Elementary School in Lynchburg, South Carolina, and was a proud graduate of Mayewood High School Class of 1989 in Sumter, South Carolina.
“Tee” as he was affectionately called, attended Mount Zion African Methodist Episcopal Church in Florence, South Carolina in good and regular standing, until his health declined.
Tee joined South Carolina Army National Guard in C Battery 4 / 178th Field Artillery in Manning, South Carolina. He served 11 years in the United States Army 24th Infantry Division in Fort Stewart, Georgia and was deployed to the Middle East.
Tee was the type of person who never let anything worry him and whatever life sent that’s what he worked with. He was happy go lucky, fun to be around, and loved his family dearly.
Tee was preceded in death by his, father, Tommy Govan; paternal grandparents, William and Carrie Govan; and maternal grandparents, Willie and Lillie Bell Coleman.
Tee leaves to cherish his precious memories: his wife, Veronica Newsome Govan of West Memphis, Arkansas; a son, Darius Govan of Atlanta, Georgia; his mother, Ruth Govan of Lynchburg, South Carolina; two brothers, Michael Govan of Atlanta, Georgia and Willie Andrew Govan of Lynchburg, South Carolina; one sister, Michele Govan of Lynchburg, South Carolina; two stepdaughters, Paris Newsome and Amanda Williams both of West Memphis, Arkansas; one stepson, Julian Williams of Henderson, Kentucky; two nieces, O’Quana Myers and Fanosha Myers; one great nephew, Jaceyon Leary; a special uncle and aunt, Willie and Elizabeth Coleman; a special cousin, Kira Coleman-Ocampo,; two special friends, Tavin Baxter and Morris Goodman; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Please keep the family of Mr. Tammy Carnell Govan in your thoughts and prayers.