Stephens Lavan TannerDumas, AR, 1938 - 2018 0comment
Stephens Lavan Tanner 79 of Dumas passed away February 10, 2018 in Dumas, Ark. He was born February 27, 1938 in Casa, Arkansas to Archie and Anna Ruth Fox Tanner. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Dumas, a retired farmer and served in the Navy from 1955-1959. He is preceded in death by his parents, twin daughters, two sisters, Rachel Rice and Emma Laura Cooper.
Survivors are his wife, Syble Tanner, two daughters: Larell Jones of Backgate, Arkansas, Jennifer Farmer (Mark) of Dumas, Arkansas, one sister: Barbara Nichols of McGehee, Arkansas, four grandchildren: Neil Lenderman, Brad and Ty Farmer and Kala Jones and one great grandchild: Amy Lenderman.
Visitation will be Monday, February 12, 2018 from 12:00 to 2:00pm and service will follow at 2:00pm both at First Baptist Church in Dumas with Rev. Leonard Ricketts officiating and burial at Walnut Lake Cemetery. Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, 200 E. Waterman, Dumas, Ark., 71639 or CARTI, P.O. Box 55011, Little Rock, Ark., 72215.
Arrangements by Griffin Funeral Home, Dumas, AR online guestbook www.griffinfh.com.
Published February 12, 2018
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Griffin Funeral Home
109 S. Brasfield St., Dumas, AR