Mona L. Tankersley
Mona L. Tankersley, 61, of Alexandria, died on Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, at Community Hospital, Anderson after a brief illness.
Mona was born Feb. 3, 1958, in Anderson, the daughter of William and Ramona (Osborne) Gordon. She married William Patrick Tankersley on Oct. 26, 1996; he preceded her in death in 2018.
Mona had been employed as a waitress and bartender in area fraternal lodges. She was a member of the Eagles Lodge Auxiliary, Alexandria.
Mona is survived by a daughter, Shelly Brewer; sister, Cathy Gordon; two grandsons, Corbin and Colyn Greer; and special friend, Ruth Ann Thomas.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and husband, Pat Tankersley.
Funeral services for Mona will be held on Friday, Jan. 24, 2020, at 1 p.m. at Whetsel Funeral Service, Alexandria, with Bud Whetsel officiating. Burial will follow in Vinson Memorial Park Cemetery, Summitville.
Friends are invited to call at the funeral home on Friday, Jan. 24, 2020, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Whetsel Funeral Service is honored to care for Mona and the Tankersley and Gordon families.
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Published on January 21, 2020


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Lyddia Chafin and Family
Jan 23, 2020
Beautiful in Blue was purchased for the family of Mona L. Tankersley by Lyddia Chafin and Family.  Send flowers
Kristy Steaveson
Jan 22, 2020
Shelly I’m so sorry to hear about your mom passing! I’m here if u need someone! Stay strong hun! Sending prayers and love to you and your family!