Posted: Monday, October 4, 2010 2:50 pm
Sandra Marie Tanner, 73, of Union City died 8:35 p.m. Oct. 2, 2010, at Obion County Nursing Home.
Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home, with the Revs. Gary Doughten, James Kinsey and Martin Severns officiating. Burial will follow in East View Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Terry Wright, Bobby Doughten, Joe David Anderson, Dale Raymer, Harry Sublett and Larry Hitesman. Honorary pallbearers will be John Brittain, Vince Farist, Judy Farist, Kenneth Barnes, Lynn Barnes and Myrtle Mohundro.
The family will receive friends 5-8 this evening at the funeral home.
She was born May 30, 1937, in Muskegon, Mich., daughter of the late Harold Ray and Marie (Dusseljee) Springstead. She married James Robert “Bob” Tanner May 30, 1952. He survives.
She had been employed at the former Salant & Salant in Union City for 21 years and had retired from Murray (Ky.) State University as food supervisor after 16 1/2 years of service.
She had catered weddings for many years and was a member of Sunswept Baptist Church in Union City and a former member of Memorial Baptist Church in Murray.
She is also survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Jean and Terry Wright of Union City; her son and daughter-in-law, Brian and Teresa Tanner of Union City; her brother, James Harold Springstead of Baldwin, Mich.; two grandchildren, Bobby Doughten and Dawn Younger, both of Union City; her step-grandson, Josh Mullins of Union City; and her great-granddaughter, Mallorie Ruddle of Union City.
She was also preceded in death by her son, Bobby Tanner; and her brother, Daniel Springstead.
To view the DVD that is an online tribute, or to leave messages of condolence for the family, visit the funeral home website at www.emfuneralhome.com.