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Teresa Rose Tansey

Bartlett, TN

Teresa Rose Tansey, 67, died peacefully with her family at her side on June 19, 2017. Teresa was born December 18, 1949 in Elaine, AR to Grover and Opal Carter. The family moved to Barton, AR where she graduated from Barton High School in 1969.

Teresa moved to Memphis in 1970 and worked at Fred Monter Supermarket from 1970 until they closed in 1983. There she met the love of her life, husband Tim Tansey.

After staying at home with her boys Tim and Tyler Tansey, Teresa went to work at St. Ann Catholic Church in Bartlett. She loved her job at St. Ann and was formally named "the Boss" by Father Bruce. Teresa work at St Ann for 18 years.

During the next several years of her life, Teresa suffered from Alzheimer's disease. A special thank you goes to the staff of Paige Robins, Adult Day Center.

Teresa is survived by her loving husband of 36 years, Tim Tansey: and tree sons Rodney Newson, Tim Tansey Jr. and Tyler Tansey; one grandson Heath Newsom. She loved her family with all her heart. Teresa is also survived by her two brothers, Wayne Carter and Wright Carter; and Sister Lauren Kerr.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Grover and Opal Carter.

Visitation will take place at Memphis Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens (Germantown Rd) on Thursday June 22, 2017 from 5 - 7 p.m.

The Funeral Mass will be Friday June 23rd at St Ann Catholic Church Bartlett at 11 a.m. and burial will Calvary Cemetery.
Published in The Commercial Appeal on June 22, 2017
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