Orvetta Tanner, 91, of Anderson, passed away May 22, 2017, at Miller's Merry Manor in Chesterfield.
She was born, Dec. 17, 1925, in Elwood and resided most of her life in Anderson.
Orvetta was graduated from Wendell L. Willkie High School in Elwood.
She retired as an executive secretary from General Motors.
Orvetta is survived by her stepson, Dan (Lora )Tanner, of Anderson, and three grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John Tanner; father, Roscoe Franklin; mother, Goldie Franklin; son, Charles Gillis; and a grandson.
Graveside services will be at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday at the Anderson Memorial Park Cemetery, Anderson, with the Rev. Gary Klinger officiating.
Burial will take place in the Anderson Memorial Park Cemetery, Anderson .
Online condolences at www.loosecares.com.
Published on  May 23, 2017