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Virginia Lee Tanton

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Virginia Lee York Tanton entered this world on Jan. 1, 1926, and entered Heaven on March 16, 2013. She died at Carriage House Manor Nursing Home surround- ed by her family.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 9, 2013, at Davis Street Bap- tist Church with the Revs. Jer- ry Griffin and Tommy Hall officiating. Pallbearers are Wendy Ugalde, Biankah Miles, Dee Williams, Dora Saldivar, Isabel Munoz, Patrice Ivery, the Rev. Jim Henry and the Rev. Andy Comer. Honorary pallbearers are Kenneth Allen, Charles Richardson, Lloyd Chester and John Hadley.

Burial will follow at Elm Cemetery in Rains County.

Visitation will be 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, March 18, at Tapp Funeral Home.

She was born in Rains County, the daughter of Ralph York and Eva Fitzgerald York.

She married Buford Arvis Tanton on Sept. 5, 1944, in Sulphur Springs. He preceded er in death in 2002 after 57 years of marriage.

Mrs. Tanton was a bookkeeper. For many years she had Tanton Tax Service in Yantis. For the past 10 years, she was medical records clerk at Carriage House Manor Nurs- ing Home. She loved her Lord, her family, playing cards and dominoes, flowers and traveling. She leaves behind many friends at Davis Street Baptist Church, where she was a long- time member, and at Carriage House Manor Nursing Home.

Mrs. Tanton is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Arvis Lee and Sheila Baxley Tanton of Sulphur Springs; daughter and son-in-law Sondra Gail Tanton Gable and Michael Gable of Richardson; four grandchildren, Jennifer Elise Gable Bobadilla of Richardson and husband, Mel Bobadilla, Dr. Philip Arvis Gable and wife, Savannah Gable, of Tuscaloosa, Ala., Sharla Tanton Campbell and husband, John Campbell, and Shandra Tanton Dunn and husband, David Dunn, of Sulphur Springs; and three great-grandchildren, Elise Kaelyn and Elayna Gail Bobadilla, and Andrew Odell Campbell.

Arrangements have been made with Tapp Funeral Home.

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