A memorial service for Jimmie Evelyn Tanner, 96, lifelong resident of Cleburne, Texas will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, February 7, 2020 in the First United Methodist Church Chapel with the Rev. Daniel Hawkins officiating.
Jimmie passed away Monday, February 3, 2020 in Cleburne. She was born in Cleburne on November 18, 1923, the daughter of Myrtle (Ellis) and James S. Brown.
Jimmie was a homemaker and was an active member of Beta Sigma Phi for many years.
She was also a 79 year member of First United Methodist Church having joined Main Street Methodist Church in 1941, which later became First United Methodist.
She is preceded in death by her parents; first husband, Jack Sanders; second husband, Jim Tanner; brother, Gordon Brown; and daughter, Dianne Sanders Lanman.
Jimmie is survived by her son, Doug Sanders and wife, Robin, of Fort Worth, Texas; son-in-law, Neal Lanman of Cleburne; sister-in-law, Winnie Mae (Leonard) Brown of Wichita Falls, Texas; granddaughter, Marianne Lanman; grandsons, Jack Sanders and wife, Ann and William Sanders and wife, Jaimie; great grandchildren, Mary Vance Sanders, Jack Eliot Sanders and Hudson Graham Sanders; and many nieces, nephews and friends.
The family would like to acknowledge and thank Jimmie’s companion caregivers, Kim Hefner and Leili Lopez and also Elara Caring for the wonderful hospice care Jimmie received.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to First United Methodist Church, 1300 W. Westhill Drive, Cleburne, TX 76033 or Children’s Advocacy Center of Johnson County, 901 Granbury St., Cleburne, TX 76033.
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