Retired USAF Col. Thomas E. Page ’39

Retired USAF Col. Thomas E. Page ’39, 94, died Monday, Feb. 11, 2013. The funeral service was held at Howard Memorial Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Mark Diehl officiating. Col. Page was preceded in death by his wife, Harriette Lawrence Page. He was a veteran of World War II and the Korean Conflict. He served in the US Air Force for 26 years. Col. Page was an avid golfer and an Elder at Howard Memorial Presbyterian Church. He was also a founder of the Golden K Kiwanis Club and served as president. He served as the Night Director at Edgecombe Community College.

He is survived by a daughter: Lauren P. Adkison and husband, Lou. of Johns Creek, Ga.; a son: Thomas E. Page, Jr. and wife, Susan, of Oklahoma. City, Okla. and grandchildren: Paige McCarthy and husband, Danny, of New York, N.Y., Todd Adkison and wife, Amy, of Roswell, Ga., Laura Dunn and husband, Steven, of Yukon, Okla. and Jordan Page and wife, Erin, of Oklahoma City, Okla. and great-grandchildren: Brett and Faith Adkison, Clayton and Will McCarthy, Jackson and Audrey Dunn and Addison Page.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Howard Memorial Presbyterian Church, Tarboro. The family will receive friends in the Fellowship Hall following the service Thursday.

Arrangements are by Carlisle Funeral Home, Inc., Tarboro. Online condolences may be directed to the family by visiting