A private Celebration of Life service for Betty Jane Tanner, age 87 of Clarksville, will be Tuesday, January 12, 2021. Burial will follow beside of her husband at Resthaven Memorial Gardens. Betty passed away on Friday, January 8, 2021. She was born on June 26, 1933 in Athens, AL, but moved at an early age to Decatur, AL.
Betty was preceded in death by her husband, Bernard, H. Tanner and son, Jon B Tanner; parents, Frank and Mable Andrews; sisters: Martha Medley, Katie Cargile, and Essie Crane. She is survived by her son, Dennis (Bobbi) Tanner; 5 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren; sister, Wanda (Bobby) White; and a host of relatives and friends.
She retired from the Clarksville Montgomery County School System. She was in food service and teacher's assistant. Betty was a member of New Providence Cumberland Presbyterian Church, a long time member of the Clarksville Senior Citizens Center, and sang with the Young at Heart Group.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to New Providence Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1307 Ft. Campbell Blvd. Clarksville, TN.
Pallbearers will be Jermie Wickham, Craig Tanner, Eric Tanner, Logan Rye, Dalton Wickham, Brian White.
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