Tim Junior Tanner
Tim Junior Tanner, 91, of Piggott, Ark., passed away September 22, 2017, at his home surrounded by his family. He was born on March 29, 1926, in Carryville, Ark., and was the son of the late George W. and Eva (Hampton) Tanner. He was united in marriage to Ruth Ellen Thompson on Jan. 26, 1949, and to this union six children were born.
Tim was preceded in death by his son, Jerry William Tanner; an infant daughter; his parents; brothers, Henry Tanner, George Tanner and Bill Tanner; and sister, Opal Cossey. Survivors include his wife, Ruth Tanner of Piggott; two sons, Jackie Lynn Tanner and wife Connie of Piggott and Jeffery Neal Tanner of Piggott; two daughters, Sandy Toombs of Burleson, Tex. and Latraca Moore and husband Gregg of Piggott; his grandchildren, Chad Donner and wife Kimberly of Piggott, Melanie Stillings and husband Troy of Burleson, Tex., Chase Tanner of Benbrook, Tex., Bradley Lynn Tanner and wife Shaylon of Rutherford, Tenn., Justin Tanner and wife Ashley of Bradford, Tenn., Tori Tanner of Piggott, Joshua Tanner of Piggott and Brooke Moore of Piggott; twelve great-grandchildren, Jacob, Sophie, Ian, Luke, Madalyne, Audry, Sophia, Max, Slade, Vivian, Blakley and Camden; brothers, Paul Tanner and wife Darlene of Piggott and Robert Tanner of Mountain Home, Ark.; a sister, Agnes Foster of Michigan; and many other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 26, in the Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home, in Piggott, with Bro. Kevin Murray officiating. Burial with military honors will follow in the Piggott Cemetery. Pallbearers are Chad Donner, Chase Tanner, Bradley Tanner, Justin Tanner, Joshua Tanner and Gregg Moore.
Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home, of Piggott, is in charge of the arrangements. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.