Donald Hubert Tanner Sr., 65

by | July 5, 2017 3:21 pm

Last Updated: July 5, 2017 at 3:25 pm

   Funeral services for Donald Hubert Tanner Sr., 65, of Kite were held Monday, July 3, 2017 at Oaky Grove Baptist Church at 11 a.m. with Reverend Jamie Toller officiating. Interment followed in the Oaky Grove Baptist Church Cemetery. He passed away Thursday, June 29, 2017 at Doctors Hospital in Augusta following an extended illness.

   Mr. Donald Hubert Tanner Sr. was born December 24, 1951 in New Home Community to the late Bennie Tanner and Mary Lizzie Garner Tanner. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War, he loved playing cards and cooking, and he was a member of the local V.F.W. Tanner was of the Baptist faith and was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Billy Tanner, Roy Tanner, J.W. Tanner, Mickey Tanner, and Fred Tanner; and sister, Mary Ann Fanning.

   Survivors include his sons, Donald (Stacy) Tanner Jr. of Oak Park, Tony Tanner of Adrian, and Scotty Tanner of Kite; daughter, Donna Tanner of Oak Park; brother, Cecil Tanner of Wrightsville; sisters, Betty (Ovid) Jackson of Tennile, Dorothy Claxton of Fairbanks, Ala., Barbara Edwards of Wrightsville, and Lynn (Sonny) Harrell and Judy White, both of Canoochee; grandchildren, Michaela James, Michael James, Sarah Tanner, Mattie Tanner, Savannah Tanner, Kane Tanner, Ariel Tapley, Kailie Tanner, Devon Tanner, and Hailie Clements; and several nieces, nephews, and friends.

   Pallbearers were Bryan Tanner, Nicholas Tanner, Jamie Tanner, Glynn Tanner, Ryder Lamb, and Brian Mitchell.

   Chapman Funeral Home of Swainsboro was in charge of arrangements.

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