Funeral Services Date: August 23rd, 2017
Funeral services for Mr. Albert L. Tanner, age 83, will be conducted Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at 2 pm in Williams Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Larry Glover and Rev.Clint Raburn officiating.
Interment will be private.
The family will receive friends at Williams Funeral Home & Crematory in Milledgeville on Tuesday from 5 until 7 pm.
Mr. Tanner was preceded in death by his parents, Lucille Crawford Tanner and Clyde Buron Tanner, Sr.; brothers, Clyde B. Tanner, Jr., Tommy Tanner and his beloved daughter Allison Beth Tanner.
He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Bessie Leverette Tanner; brothers, Tyree (Carol) Tanner, Bunion (Mildred) Tanner and Vunion (Mary Nell) Tanner, all of Milledgeville. Special sisters-in-law and caregivers, Margaret (Robert) Ivey, Gladys (Carlton) Akins, Evelyn (Punch) Kelley and Ann Deal. Peabody Girls-Class of 55, a host of loving nieces and nephews and special great nieces and nephews.
Albert grew up walking to Olive Hill Baptist Church with his grandmother, Icie Crawford, and was a member and Deacon of Harmony Baptist Church and later a member of First Baptist Church of Sandersville.
Albert made a career of work and helping people. He enjoyed his circle of friends and family. He was active in the Washington County Civitan’s Club and loved being a positive example by teaching and coaching young people in sports like football and baseball. After his handicap, he enjoyed fishing, growing beautiful flowers and telling stories to family and friends.
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