Brokaw Tanner AUGUSTA, Ga. - Ms. Sharon Margaret Brokaw Tanner passed into the arms of her Savior and Friend, Jesus, on September 15th, 2015, while surrounded by her family and friends, after fighting a 5 year 3 month battle with GBM cancer Sharon was born December 22nd, 1951, in Greenwood, MS, to Bill and Peggy Brokaw, but grew up in Tuscumbia, AL. Sharon was a member at Curtis Baptist Church and taught at Curtis Baptist School for 20 years She is survived by her children, Logan Noel Tanner (Sara Charezaie), Tabitha Tanner Carro (Gabriel Carro), Nathan Tanner, and Bethany Tanner and special friend, Chris Chiappetto. She is also survived by her sister, Shawn Nesbitt (Steve); nieces, Melissa Clark (Stuart), Kimberly Hughston (Hal); great-nieces, Kate Clark and Lucy Hughston; nephew, Jackson Clark; mother-in-law, Joanne Tanner; and great-aunt, Margaret Garland. A memorial service will be held at Curtis Baptist Church, Thursday, September 17th, 2015 at 4:00 p.m. EST with Reverend Sherrell Dunn officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. A graveside burial service will take place at Colbert Chapel in Tuscumbia, Alabama on Saturday, September 19th at 11:00 a.m. CST with Brother Phillip Russell officiating. Memorial donations may be made to the American Brain Tumor Association or to Curtis Baptist School in Augusta, Georgia. Friends may visit www.mcneillfuneralhome.com to sign the family's personal guestbook. McNeill Funeral Home, 109 Shaw St., Martinez, Georgia 706.364.9122
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McNeill Funeral Home & Cremation Service
109 Shaw Street
Martinez, GA 30907
Published in The Augusta Chronicle on Sept. 17, 2015