Joyce Tanner

Thursday, October 30, 2008
Joyce Tanner

Joyce Tanner, 66, of Piggott, died Friday, Oct. 24, 2008, at St. Bernards Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro.

She was born March 10, 1942, in Piggott, and was the daughter of Boyce and Alma Mae (Sherraden) Blake.

Her father and her sister, Robbie Lee Simpson, preceded her in death.

Survivors include her sons, Blake Tanner and wife Brandee and Brant Tanner, both of Piggott; her mother, Alma Mae Blake of Piggott; four grandchildren, Morgan, Clay and Cole Tanner and Shelby Morgan; her brother, Wayne Blake of Huntsville, Ala.; her sister, Milicent Hinkle of Piggott; Harold Gill of Piggott, and many other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were held Sunday, Oct. 26, at Hoggard and Sons Chapel with Willyne Jordan officiating. Burial was in Piggott Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Lane Hinkle, Thad Hinkle, Gregg Moore, Neil Morgan, Scott Carpenter and Keith Gill. Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home of Piggott was in charge of arrangements.