Janet  Tanner

Obituary of Janet Tanner

Janet Lambert Tanner, 85, widow of William Joseph Tanner, died Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at Palmetto Health Tuomey.  

Born in Nichols, SC, she was a daughter of the late Roland Lambert and Lila Buffkin Lambert.

Mrs. Tanner was a member of First Southern Methodist Church and the retired Credit Manager for The Capitol Department Store.

Surviving are one son, William Joseph “Joey” Tanner (Janet) of Sumter; two daughters, Deborah Tanner Antley (Barry) of Graniteville and Anne Tanner Kelien (Greg) of Summerton; nine grandchildren; and ten great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 11 A.M. Friday in the Chapel of the Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home with Rev. Jason Antley and Rev. Scarlett Hester officiating.

Burial will be in the Sumter Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 10 A.M. to 11 A.M. Friday prior to the service at the funeral home and other times at the home of her son, 725 Antlers Drive.

Memorials may be made to First Southern Methodist Church, 321 Miller Road, Sumter, SC 29150.

Grandsons will serve as pallbearers. 

On-line condolences may be sent to www.sumterfunerals.com

Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home & Crematory, 221 Broad Street, Sumter, is in charge of the arrangements (803) 775-9386.