GASTONIA - Jerry "JC" Clarence Tanner, 70, passed away April 10, 2011, at his residence.
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He was born May 23, 1940, in Union County, Ga., son of the late Jessie Wylie Tanner and Evia Mae Nation Tanner.
Mr. Tanner was a member of South Marietta Street Baptist Church and loved fishing and golfing.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his granddaughter, Morgan Elizabeth Tanner; brothers, James, Cecil, Clifford, Harold, and John Tanner; sisters, Geneva Brown, Lavada Youngblood, Betty Bessett, and Jean Tanner.
He is survived by his former wife, Faye Tanner; son, Jerry Bryan Tanner and wife Robin; daughter, Iris "Nikki" Nicole Tanner; brother, Frank E. Tan-ner; grandchildren, Logan and Gracie Tanner
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Greene Funeral Service, South Chapel.
The funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday at West Franklin Baptist Church with the Revs. Steven Blanton, Adam Green and Fred High officiat-ing.
Pallbearers will be Michael Worley, Steve Reece, Reggie Tanner, Scott Tanner, Steve Tanner, and Dwight Tanner. Honorary pallbearers are Joe Tanner and Van Sullivan.
Interment will be in Hollywood Cemetery, Gastonia.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Gaston Hospice, P.O. Box 3984, Gastonia, NC 28054 or Ronald McDonald House of Charlotte, P.O. Box 35129, Charlotte, NC 28235-5129.
Condolences may be sent to www.greenefuneral.com.
Arrangements are with Greene Funeral Service, South Chapel, Gastonia.
Published in Gaston Gazette on Apr. 12, 2011