Mabel Nettie Tanner
May 12, 2006
Funeral for Mabel Nettie Tanner, 92, of Hartselle was Monday, May 15, at 1 p.m. at Peck Funeral Home Chapel.
Burial was in Hartselle Memory Gardens.
Mrs. Tanner died Friday, May 12, 2006, at Hartselle Medical Center. He was born Sept. 28, 1913, in Morgan County to Wilvin Landers and Ida Alexander Landers. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Hartselle. She was very proud to have been elected president of the Hartselle Business and Professional Women's Club.
She and her late husband, Orville, developed Tanner Heights Shopping Plaza and Subdivision and also developed land at Smith Lake. They were married on Oct. 14, 1934 and remained married for 66 years. Mabel and her daughter-in-law, Theo, managed Tanner Heights Shopping Plaza. She paid her bills, did her taxes and was totally involved in the day-to-day affairs of the business until her sudden death. She was preceded in death by her husband Orville W. Tanner and a son, Orville Joe Tanner. She is survived by three sons, Billy Charles Tanner and Thomas Jeff Tanner, both of Hartselle and John Freeman Tanner of Indian Springs; a brother, Lewis Landers; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Andrew Marlowe, William Glasgow, Tommy Hobbs, Grad Tanner, Gearie Lawrence and Freddie Glasgow.