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JACK STERLING TANNER, 62, of Bonnie passed away Saturday Dec. 31, 2016.
He was born in Mt. Vernon, IL on June 8, 1954, the son of Earl Ishmael & Myrtle (Baltzell) Tanner.
He married Lynette Mannen on May 19, 1990.
Jack was an avid hunter and fisherman, and an accomplished photographer. He worked at Continental Tire for 34 years. Jack enjoyed his fishing trips to Canada. He coached Pee Wee Basketball at Ina Grade School for several years. He loved his grandchildren, especially spending time with them, and they loved their Paw Paw Jack. Jack was a very generous person and had a heart of gold. He always had his McDonald's styrofoam cup, his RAX mug and his black comb.
Jack is survived by his:
Wife: Lynette Tanner of Bonnie
Mother: Myrtle Crider of Carrier Mills
Daughter: Blair Lowery & husband John of Woodlawn
Grandchildren: Gracie & Hudson and another grandson to be born in June
Brother: Joe Earl Tanner & wife Nan of Creal Springs
Father-in-law & Mother-in-law: Pete & Ruby Timmons of Mt. Vernon
Sisters-in-law & Brothers-in-law: Sheila & Gary Ison of Racine, Wisconsin
Dwight & Cindy Timmons of Mt. Vernon
Randy & Brenda Timmons of Scheller
Mark & Bobbi Jo Timmons of Jacksonville
Stacey & Rick Weatherford of Woodlawn
Many nieces & nephews & great nieces & great nephews
Jack was preceded in death by his Father & by a Son: Matthew Mannen.
Funeral services will be held at 10 A.M. THURSDAY , January 5, 2017 at the Johnston Funeral Home in Ina with Randy Sells officiating. Burial will be in Hams Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 P.M .Wednesday at the Johnston Funeral Home in Ina.
Published on January 2, 2017
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