Services for Ellen Maxine Tanner will be held at 11:00am on Wednesday 12/23/2009 at Newton County Funeral Home South Location, (formerly known as James F. Webb Funeral Home) in Newton, MS with Bro. Justin Chaney officiating. Burial will be in Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery in Newton, MS.
Mrs. Tanner, 75, of Lawrence, MS, died Monday, December 21, 2009 at Rush Hospital in Meridian, MS.
Survivors include brothers: Orean Hollis Nelson (Betsy), of Lawrence, MS and Dewey M. Nelson (Dianne), of Lawrence, MS and a number of nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband:Levoyd Tanner Brothers:Ellis Ray Nelson and John Luther Nelson Sister:Frankie Bea Willis Parents:Ellis Orean Nelson and Mamie Lee Nelson.
Pallbearers will be: Steve Willis, Craig Nelson, Jimmy Ray Nelson, Randy Nelson, William Rayphord Bounds, William Rayphord Bounds,II., Aaron Scoggin and Austin Scoggin. Honorary Pallbearer: Johnny Nelson
Visitation will be Tuesday, December 22, 2009, from 5-8pm at Newton County Funeral Home – South location, 100 Old Hwy 15 Loop, Newton, MS.