William George "Billy" Tanner of Tanner Lane, Westville, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014. He was 40. Billy was born July 10, 1974, in Walton County. He enjoyed fishing and spending time outdoors, as well as watching wrestling on television. He was a member of New Hope Baptist Church, but occasionally attended Hickory Hill.
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He was preceded in death by his father, Harold Clinton Tanner.
Survivors include his mother, Meta Jean Tanner of Westville; five sisters, Carolyn (Ron) Bell of Montgomery Ala., Linda (John) Shaw, Crestview, Pamela (Larry) Hall of Eclectic, Ala., Cynthia (Randall) Wilson of Westville and Crystal (Brad) Smith of Montgomery, Ala.; two brothers, James (Barbara) Tanner of Santa Rosa Beach, and Fred Tanner of Memphis, Tenn.; special friend, Liz Cooper of Caryville and several special nieces, nephews, other extended family and friends.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 14, in the New Hope Baptist Church with the Rev. John Hatcher and the Rev. Clay Hatcher officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery with Sorrells Funeral Home and Crematory of Geneva directing. The family received friends at the church beginning at 10 a.m. and continued until service time. The family asked that flowers be omitted and memorial contributions be made to Covenant Hospice in Marianna, or New Hope Baptist Church Youth Department. Sorrells Funeral Home of Geneva, 334-684-9999, is in charge of arrangements. Express your condolences in our guest book at www.sorrellsfuneralhomes.com
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Published in Washington County News and Holmes County Times-Advertiser on Aug. 20, 2014