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Lillie Gay Tankersley was born Oct. 25, 1928, in Cullman to Alfred and Leonia Gay. She passed away on Jan. 8, 2018.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband of 64 years, Herman Tankersley; brothers, Crawford, Willard and Donald Gay; and a sister, Donilda Winder.
Survivors include her daughter, Martha (Frankie) Brown; son, Tony (Anita) Tankersley; seven grandchildren, Kelly (Mark) Johnson, Kim (Chris) Lindsey, Andrew Tankersley, Leisa Ann Tankersley, Blake (Lanae) Tankersley, Josh (Jenny) Hogeland and Holly (Shannon) Wilkerson; and 12 great-grandchildren.
Visitation for Mrs. Tankersley will be from noon to 2 p.m. Thursday. Funeral services will follow visitation at Moss Service Funeral Home, with Mark Johnson officiating. Interment will be in Flint Creek Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Jacob Oliver, John Mark Johnson, Carter Lindsey, Blake Tankersley, Josh Hogeland and Kyle Wilkerson.
To leave condolences for the family, visit mossservicefh.com.
Moss Service Funeral Home directing.
Published on January 9, 2018
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