Herman E. Tanner

Herman E. Tanner

Herman E. Tanner, 53, of Jonesboro, died at 8:41 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019, at his home in Jonesboro.

He was born on Jan. 10, 1966, in Union County, IL, the son of Floyd and Vera Evelyn Tellor Tanner.  

He married Beverly Ray in 1987.

Mr. Tanner loved spending time with his family and especially granddaughters Taylor and Mady.  He also had a love for hunting and fishing.

He is survived by his wife, Beverly of Jonesboro; daughters Doris (John) Parker of Marion, Beverly (Josh) Baker (Chris Berkbigler) of Lick Creek and Candy (Nick) Anderson of Jonesboro; grandchildren Taylor Baker, Madyson Parker, Paisley Anderson and McKinley Anderson; a brother, Pete Tanner (Lisa Bowers) of Delta, Mo.; a special friend, Ron Mowery; caregivers Cheryl Fuller of Rural Health and Amanda and Brayden with Southern Illinois Hospice and the Southern Illinois Cancer Center; aunts, uncles, many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents and by a brother, Mike Tanner.

Cremation was accorded.  The family will hold a memorial service at his and Beverly’s home in Jonesboro on Saturday, Sept. 28, at 1 p.m. Friends and family are invited to attend.

Crain Funeral Home in Anna-Jonesboro is in charge of arrangements.

To view the obituary or to leave an online condolence for the family, visit www.crainsonline.com.

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