Evelyn Marie Tanksley of Nashville DOB 12-10-1924 DOD 5-28-2016 Evelyn was 91 years old. She was born in Nashville, TN. Evelyn was an extraordinary woman. She was a devoted daughter, sister, wife of a career military husband and mother of five children. Evelyn was preceded in death by husband, Albert Rea Tanksley; son, Steven Tanksley; parents, Luther and Emma Soapes; brothers, Leonard, Kenneth (Pat), James (Beulah), Buford and sisters, Mary Catherine and Virginia. Evelyn is survived by her children, Penny Franks (Jerry), Randy Tanksley (Peggy), Deena Bruce, Lisa Sposa (Douglas); grandchildren, Alan Franks (Meg), Michael Franks, Cory Bruce (Kristy), Lauren Sposa; great-grandchildren, Cammie, Emily, Matt, Hunter and Emma. Visitation will be on Thursday June 2nd from 5:00pm until 8:00pm at West Harpeth Funeral Home. A Celebration of Life will be at 10:00am on Friday June 3rd at West Harpeth Funeral Home with visitation from 9:00am until the service time. Interment will follow at Nashville National Cemetery in Madison, TN.
Evelyn Marie Tanksley
Born on December 10, 1924
Departed on May 28, 2016 and resided in Nashville, TN
- Visitation: West Harpeth Funeral Home and Crematory
- Thursday June 2, 2016 5:00pm to 8:00pm
- Friday June 3, 2016 9:00am to 10:00am
- Celebration of Life: West Harpeth Funeral Home and Crematory
- Friday June 3, 2016 10:00am to 11:00am
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