Betty Jo Tankersley, 81 - Marietta

Betty Jo Tankersley, 81, of Marietta, passed away Monday, November 23, 2015 at Hope, Health & Rehab in Marietta, SC.

Born in Greenville County, she is a daughter of the late James and Grace Oxner Barnett. Mrs. Tankersley was a homemaker and a member of Cox Chapel Baptist Church.

Surviving is her husband of 62 years, Herbert Hezzie Tankersley; five sons, Scott Tankersley, Terry Tankersley, Ricky Tankersley (Karen), Danny Tankersley (Anita) and Jimmy Tankersley (Kim); two brothers, Thomas Williams and Jimmy Barnett; 4 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 2 o’clock Wednesday afternoon at Cox Chapel Baptist Church with burial to follow in Mountain View Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 PM Tuesday evening at The Howze Mortuary.

Online condolences may be expressed here.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, 32 Eighth Ave., 7th Floor, New York, NY 10001.

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