Tanksley, Janey Isabella (Cleveland)
Saturday, August 13, 2022
Janey Tanksley, 75, a lifelong resident of Cleveland, passed away August 11, 2022, at her residence, surrounded by her family. She was born on April 4, 1947 to the late Pearline Centers and Robert Scoggins. She was a good Christian woman, mother and mamaw. Janey will be loved and missed.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Donnie Tanksley; brothers, Robert (Caroline) Scoggins and Eddie Scoggins; sisters, Barbara (Melvin) Guffey and Lisa Scoggins; daughter, Janet Tanksley; and grandson, Timothy Ryan George.
She is survived by her children, Lorri Green, Steve (Teresa) Gates and Chrissy (Troy) George; brothers, Jerry (Joy) Scoggins, Stanley (Peggy) Martin, Bobby (Tammy) Martin, Harold Centers, Jr., Charles (Toni) Scoggins and Donald (Debbie) Cartwright; sisters, Eleanor (Ken) Daily, Mary Goins and Judi Dover; grandchildren, Tabitha (Jeremy) Haddock, Shawn (Rebecca) Maxwell, Michael (Brandy) George, Heather (Devin) Sage and Brenden Gates; 15 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; and several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 1-3 p.m. at Companion Funeral Home on Monday, Aug. 15, followed by the service in the chapel at 3 p.m., with Pastor Johnny Staton officiating. Burial will be held at Mt. Olive Cemetery, with pallbearers Anthony Guffey, Richard Guffey, Bo Maxwell, Joseph Maxwell, Pete Gates, Bryan Maxwell, Hunter West and Aiden Harris.