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Irene M. Tanksley, 90, passed away June 4,2017, at St Vincent Anderson Regional Hospital.
She was born May 4, 1927, in Anderson. She attended Anderson High School and retired from General Motors.
She was a faithful member of Allen Chapel AME Church where she was a part of the Usher Board.
She leaves to cherish her memories, her daughter, Jan D. Shoecraft; son Reggie Tanksley; grandchildren, Ryan W. Shoecraft and Jodie D. Jones; four great-grandchildren; five great-great- grandchildren; niece, Ann Grizzard; special cousin, Lena Slay; special friends, Janice Cox, Francis Wheatherly, Jackie Cox-Williams, and the McGraw family.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence Tanksley; parents, William and Hilda Miller; and brother, Donald Miller.
Memorial service will be Monday at 1 p.m. at Allen Chapel AME, 1610 Sheridan St., Anderson, with the Pastor John L Lambert officiating.
Visitation will be at 12:30 p.m. prior to service.
Interment following at Maplewood Cemetery.
Services available live stream at glazebrooksfs.com.
Published on June 9, 2017
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