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Lorine (May) Tanner

April 17, 1961 ~ July 10, 2020 (age 59)


Lorine Tanner, age 59, of Nicholls, Georgia passed away on Friday July 10, 2020 at her residence. Mrs. Tanner was born on April 17, 1961 in Tampa, Florida the daughter of the late J.C. May and Mary Frances Mathis May.

Mrs. Tanner worked as a sales representative with Farmer’s Furniture. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Eston Connell Jr.

Survivors include her husband, Eddie Tanner of Nicholls, Ga; son, Brian Connell (Brandy) of Adel, GA; three daughters, Kayla Lewis of Douglas, GA, Jessica Anderson (Steven) of Douglas, GA and Brandi Williams (Jason) of Hazlehurst, GA; eight grandchildren, Audrey Connell , Chayton Lewis, Cannen Lewis, Hattie Lewis, Wyatt Williams, Whitley Williams, Kadee Anderson and Jaycee Cain; two sisters, Janet Guthrie of Nashville, GA and Wanda Webb of Nashville, GA; several nieces and neohews.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, July 13, 2020 at 2:00pm at Sims Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Michael Harper officiating.  Interment will follow at Denton Cemetery, Denton, GA. The family will receive friends Sunday evening, July 12, 2020 from 6:30pm until 9pm at Sims Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be Alvin May, Justin Vowell, Brian Connell, Ryan Lewis, Wyatt Williams and Jason Williams. Musical selections will be “Stroll Over Heaven with You”sung by Michael Harper  and “Go Rest High” on CD.

Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.simsfuneralhome.org.

Sims Funeral Home, Douglas, GA is in charge of arrangements.

Those attending are ask to maintain the recommended safe social distancing of six feet and wear protective masks in accordance with the State of Georgia guidelines concerning the Coronavirus.

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July 12, 2020

6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Sims Funeral Home
201 N Peterson Ave.
Douglas, Georgia 31533

Funeral Service
July 13, 2020

2:00 PM
Sims Funeral Home Chapel
201 N. Peterson Ave.
Douglas, GA 31533

July 13, 2020

Denton City Cemetery
79 Yankee Rd
Denton, GA 31532

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