Funeral service for Tony Mack Counts, age 72, of Fayetteville, TN will be conducted at 11 AM on Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at Higgins Funeral Home with Bro. Billy Langford officiating. Burial will follow in the Flintville Cemetery.
Mack was born on August 23, 1946 in Lincoln County, TN to the late Earl Lee and Geneva Gertrude Langford Counts. He was a 1964 graduate of Flintville High School, retired Assistant Police Chief from the City of Fayetteville Police Department and a member of the TN Police Chief Association. Mack passed away on February 22, 2019 at St. Thomas Midtown Hospital in Nashville.
Survivors include his daughter, Santana Counts of Fayetteville; grandchildren, Eric, Zac, and Kami Counts all of Trenton, GA; sister, Janice Thompson of Fayetteville; and cousins, Sandy (Jerry) Lancaster, Tera Simmons, and Caleb Simmons all of Fayetteville. In addition to his parents, Mack was preceded in death by his son, Lee Mack Counts; and a brother-in-law, Walter Thompson.
Visitation with the family will be from 5 PM until 8 PM on Monday, February 25, 2019 at Higgins Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Pl., Memphis, TN 38105-9959. Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Tony Mack Counts.