Willie T. Tanner

Daily Tribune News
Cartersville, Georgia

June 11, 1990

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Willie T. Tanner, 70, of Emerson, died Friday, June 8, 1990.

He was born march 13, 1920 in Bartow County, son of the late George Dave Tanner and Lizzie Jones Tanner, was of the Baptist faith and a veteran.

Survivors include his widow, Elbie Abernathy Tanner, Emerson; one son, Walter Lonnie Tanner, Cartersville; three daughters, Judy Jeannette Cook, Stilesboro; Grace Ann Lowe, Cartersville; Reba Waits, Acworth; three sisters, Ruby Abernathy, Cleo Abernathy, both of Cartersville; Myrtice Hibbetts, Fairview; one brother, Claude Tanner, Cartersville; and 11 grandchildren.

Funeral services were conducted Sunday at 2 p.m. from the Macedonia Primitive Baptist church with the Rev. Elihue Abernathy officiating.  Interment was in the Old Macedonia Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Doyle Abernathy, Daryl Abernathy, Lonnie Tanner, Jeffery Tanner, Timmy Cook and David Cook.


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