G. E. "Bo" Tanner of Fort Oglethorpe, GA., died Thursday, Nov. 16,
1995. He was 63.
He was a native of Jasper, Tenn., but had lived in Fort
Oglethorpe for the past 30 years.
He retired from his position with Overnite
Transportation after 20 year of service and was of the Methodist faith.
A well-known Blue Grass musician, he won several
awards in the Fiddlers and Blue Grass Convention. Most recently, he
won First Place in the guitar and mandolin competitions at the 1890 Days
He was the son of the late Joe and Edna Pittman
Tanner and brother of the late Emma Tanner and Lillian Stanga.
Survivors include his wife, Marilyn Tanner; three
sons, Wayne, Eddie and Jason, all of Rossville, GA; one daughter, Debbie
Smith, Soddy-Daisy, Tenn.; two sisters, Betty Millraney and Thelma
McGuire; both of McMinnville, Tenn; two brothers, Sam and Sherman, both of
Chattanooga and three grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday
in the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home with Rev. Rex Mayo
Burial will follow in Lakewood Memory Gardens,
Chattanooga News-Free Press, Nov. 19,1995