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Willa K. Tanksley

April 14, 1941 ~ July 25, 2018 (age 77)

Mrs. Willa Kierbow Tanksley, age 77 of Brooks, Georgia passed away Wednesday, July 25, 2018 at Brightmoor Hospice.

Mrs. Tanksley was born April 4, 1941 in Spalding County. She is preceded in death by parents, W.H. and Sally Bell Kierbow; son, Randy Howard Tanksley; brother, Oman Kierbow, sisters, Frances Kierbow Goddard, Doris Kierbow Morris, Evelyn Kierbow, Geneva Kierbow Fain, Essie Kierbow, and Lessie Kierbow. She retired from the Department of Natural Resources, was an active member of Cathedral of Praise in Digby, Georgia, where she was a former Sunday School Teacher.

Survivors include her husband, Howard Tanksley; son and daughter-in-law, Craig and Stacie Tanksley; several nieces and nephews.

A visitation for Mrs. Willa Tanksley will be Friday, July 27, 2018 from 1:00 pm until 2:00 pm at Cathedral of Praise Church, 7401 Newnan Rd, Brooks, GA 30205. Following the visitation, a funeral service will be conducted. Reverend Kenneth Vanderford, Reverend Craig Rivers and Reveren Roger Robinson will officiate. Interment will follow in Church Cemetery. The family requests that you please omit flowers and make contributions to Cathedral of Praise Church.


Donations may be made to:

Cathedral of Praise Church
7401 Newnan Road, Brooks GA 30205

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