John "TJ" Thomas

January 20, 1983 - September 2, 2019

John “J.T.” Thomas Call Mansell, age 36, of Sheffield passed away Monday, September 2, 2019.

Visitation will be Friday, September 6 from 6:00-8:00 P.M. at Spry~Williams Funeral Home, Florence. The funeral service will be Saturday, September 7, 2:00 P.M. in the funeral home chapel. Interment will be at Knights of Pythias in Russellville, AL.

Pallbearers will be Dylan Boyd, Ron Keener, Donovan Keener, R.J. Keener, Ricky Stone, and Billy Keener. Josh Call and Carson Mansell will serve as honorary pall bearers.

J.T. was a native of Sheffield and knew almost every resident of Sheffield. He helped anyone he could and had the biggest heart of anyone you could imagine. He didn’t have a mean bone in his body and never met a stranger. He loved with all his heart and lived the same. He was a hard worker, a mill wright by trade but a roofer at heart.

He was preceded in death by his father, Thomas Mansell; sister, Tonya Mansell; brother, Perry Quinn; grandmother, Lillie Todd; grandparents, Audie and Thomas Mansell.

He is survived by

Mother: Judy Call

Daughters: Haylee Mansell and Ella Mansell

Twin Brother: Josh Call

Sister: Jeannie Boyd

Brothers: Carson Mansell, Kevin Mansell

All from the Shoals

Sister: Lisa Hinkledire

Brothers: Johnny Quinn and Earl Quinn

All from Indiana

J.T. woke up every day with a smile on his face. He couldn’t walk without singing. He touched so many lives and will never be forgotten.

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September 6, 2019
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Spry Williams Funeral Home, Helton Drive, Florence, AL, USA

September 6, 2019 6:00 pm

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September 7, 2019
2:00 pm


Spry Williams Funeral Home, Helton Drive, Florence, AL, USA

September 7, 2019 2:00 pm

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September 7, 2019
4:00 pm


Knights of Pythias Cemetery, Russellville, Alabama, USA

September 7, 2019 4:00 pm

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7 Comments on “John "TJ" Thomas Mansell”

  1. There are so many memories that we had as kids playing in the neighborhood. You won’t be forgotten. Rest easy brother!

  2. Everyone is at loss for words. My brother josh Carroll sends his condolences as well. Prayers from our family to yours.

  3. I’m missing my little bro JT😢 when we first moved to Sheffield one of the first friends my brother Rocky made was JT. They we’re always at my house or my moms so they all became like my little brothers but there was something special about JT he was always smiling, happy,and willing to help someone. I just talked to him last week little did I know that would be the last time I saw that smile. Always tell the ones you care about that you love them it might be the last time you get to .I will always miss you bro!!! 🥺Much Love, Heathcliff

  4. Gone but but never forgotten. Jt was a wonderful guy who always knew how to make people smile. Josh,Judy,Ella,haylee,sheena and the rest of your family will stay in my thoughts and prayers.

  5. My heart hurts so much. Jt was such a wonderful person. My condolences to his friends and family

  6. I’m so sorry to the entire family. I’ve known JT many many years. So sad. I’m truly sorry An have u all in My thoughts and prayers

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