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George Washington Tanner Jr.

December 5, 1944 ~ August 29, 2020 (age 75)

Obituary

George Washington Tanner JR, 75, passed away on August 29, 2020. He was born on December 5, 1944, in Morrilton, AR.

 

George was a pilot, business owner, and farmer. He loved to fish and ride his tractor. But above all, he loved being a father and spending time with his family.

 

George was a loving father, grandfather, brother, and friend whose memory will forever be cherished by his loved ones.

 

He is preceded in death by his parents, George Tanner SR and Rosa Smith Tanner; sisters, Jimmadean Tanner, Georgia Manning, Helen Wood, and Rose Marie Allen; brother, David Tanner; and daughter, Yvonne Tanner. He is survived by his son, Ryan Tanner; daughters, Sheila Wiles (Bill), Tina Bufford (Bill), Debbie Tanner, and Gayle Tanner; brother, Rocky Tanner; sisters, Sherry Foster and Margie Abshere; grandchildren, Kendall May, Brad Cowgur, Alex Wiles, Chris Cowgur, Emily Wiles, Kayla May, Tanner Bufford, and Skyler Bufford; and great-grandchildren, Garrett May, Sydney May, Bradley Cowgur, and Madeline Cowgur.

 

A visitation will be held on Saturday, September 5, 2020, at Willis Funeral Service from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. A funeral service will be held at Willis Service following the visitation, with the burial at Kyler Cemetery. COVID precautions will be in place, and a mask must be worn.

In place of flowers, please donate to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
September 5, 2020

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Willis Funeral Service
3513 Harrison Street
Batesville, AR 72501

Funeral Service
Saturday
September 5, 2020

1:00 PM
Willis Funeral Service
3513 Harrison Street
Batesville, AR 72501

Interment following funeral service
Saturday
September 5, 2020

Kyler Cemetery
416 Kyler Rd
Batesville, AR 72501

Donations

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856
Web: http://www.stjude.org/

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