A funeral service to honor the life of Jasper Levon Tanner, 83, of Camden, SC, will be held at 12:00 Noon, Friday, March 10, 2017 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel. Rev. Greg Slater will officiate. The family will receive friends at 11:00 AM prior to the service. Burial with military honors will precede the service at 10:00 AM at Ft. Jackson National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, Inc., 154 Milestone Way, Greenville, SC 29615 or Thornwell Home for Children, 302 Broad Street, Clinton, SC 29325.
Mr. Tanner died peacefully on Sunday, March 5, 2017. He was born in Indiantown, S.C., the son of the late Jasper Tanner and Ettie Hannah Tanner. Mr. Tanner served in the US Army.
Mr. Tanner is survived by his wife, Grace Cribb Tanner; daughters, Tamah Davis of Columbia, Tonya Merricks (Newt) of Longs, SC and Terri McCarley (Matthew) of Camden; 6 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild; and his 5 sisters.
Mr. Tanner was predeceased by one sister and two brothers.
Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel, is in charge of the arrangements.
Online condolences may be sent to the Tanner family by visiting www.kornegayfuneral.com.