Robert A. Tanner, Sr.



Robert A. Tanner Sr. He was an employee for 37 years with the Lookout Oil and Refining Co. and more recently a guard with Security Guards Inc. at the American National Bank in Rossville, died Monday, March 19 at a local hospital.
Mr. Tanner was 65 and lived at 1908 E. 26th Street.  He was the husband of Mrs. Mildred Monds Tanner and a member of the Ridgedale Church of Christ.
Surviving besides his wife are two daughters, Mrs. Jeanette T. Farmer and Mrs. June T. Cooper, Chattanooga, and son, Robert A. Tanner, Jr., a lieutenant with the Chattanooga Police Department.
Two sisters, Mrs. Della Beavers, Chattanooga, and Mrs. Mamie Medley, West Memphis, Ark; four brothers, S. D. Tanner, Jr., Huntsville, AL; A. J. Tanner, Crystal River, FL; Harry T. and James G. Tanner of Rossville, GA.  Seven grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Services will be at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 21, in the East Chapel of the Chattanooga Funeral Home, with Minister John Cupp and Minister Barry Gilreath officiating.
Interment will be in Lakewood Memory Gardens, east.
Obituary: March 18, 1973


Submitted by June Cooper