Mary Olene Tanner
A graveside service for Mary Olene Tanner, age 86, will be held on Sunday, October 30, 2011 at 2:00 P.M. at the Douglas Cemetery in Douglas, LA. Officiating the service will be Bro. Greg Tipton under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston, LA.
Mary was born on May, 23, 1925 in Elk City, OK and passed away on October 28, 2011 in Ruston, LA. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jess Dillard Tanner and a step-daughter, Janice Sibley.
Mary was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.
She is survived by her daughters: Sherry Otwell and husband Tony of Dubach, LA and Jan Duke and husband Raymond of Ruston, LA; brother: James Olin Bryan of Albuquerque, NM; grandsons: Chris Otwell and fiancé Krystal Thompson and Chad Posey and wife Terri, granddaughters: Kim Weldon and husband Cass, Tina Newton and husband Joe, Melissa Ray and husband Scotty, and Nikki Otwell; great-grandsons: Timmy Lindsey, Tyler Lindsey, Brandon Newton, Logan Newton, and Briar Ray; great-granddaughters Taylor Posey, Madison Ray, and Kennedi Otwell; step-granddaughters: Allison James, Tammy Castillo, Terry Cornelison and Laurice Sibley all of Muscle Shoals, AL.
Pallbearers will be grandsons: Timmy Lindsey, Tyler Lindsey, Chad Posey, Scotty Ray, Brandon Newton, Cass Weldon, Joe Newton and Chris Otwell.
Honorary Pallbearers will be: Tony Otwell and Raymond Duke.
Visitation was held on Saturday, October 29, 2011, from 5 – 7 P.M. at Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston, LA.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.kilpatrickfuneralhomes.com