Originally created 01/27/99

Mrs. Maebell Tanks



TRENTON, S.C. -- Mrs. Maebell Williams Tanks, 71, of 410 Wise St., Apartment 112-B, died Sunday, Jan. 24, 1999, at Edgefield County Hospital.

The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Thursday at Shaws Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Ray C. Holloway officiating. Burial will be in Shaws Creek Cemetery.

Mrs. Tanks, a native of Edgefield County, was a homemaker and a member of Shaws Creek Baptist Church. She was a member of Young Ladies of Trenton.

Survivors include five sons, John Tanks, Ridge Spring, James Tanks, Brooklyn, N.Y., Joe L. Tanks and Albert "Deek" Tanks, both of Trenton, and Otis Tanks, Charlotte, N.C.; two daughters, Luvenia Tanks, Utica, N.Y., and Lillie Martin, South Ozone Park, N.Y.; a stepdaughter, Earline Caldwell, Aiken; a brother, Wallace Williams, Trenton; two sisters, Vinnie Nelson, New York, and Lillie Knight, South Ozone Park; and seven grandchildren and a great-grandchild.

Friends may call at 1 p.m. today at the home of Albert Tanks or Blalock Funeral Home.