Originally created 09/23/99

Mrs. Jessie Tankersley



GREENVILLE, S.C. -- Mrs. Jessie Virginia Jordan Tankersley, 85, died Tuesday, Sept. 21, 1999.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. today at Shiloh United Methodist Church, Winfield, Ga., with the Rev. G. Hubert Story officiating.

Mrs. Tankersley, a native of Leah, Ga., was a graduate of Leah High School, and she had attended Augusta Junior College. She was a member of Crescent Community Club, Crescent Literary Club, Greenville's Woman's Club and Buncombe Street United Methodist Church.

Survivors include a son, Joseph Jordan Tankersley, Appling; a daughter, Susan Virginia Tankersley Findley, Greenville; two sisters, Ann Jordan Powell and Rose Myrtis Jordan, both of Augusta; and five grandchildren and a great-grandchild.

Pallbearers will be her nephews.

Memorials may be made to Georgia Baptist Children's Home, P.O. Box 329, Palmetto, GA 30268.

Mackey Mortuary, Greenville, and Starling Funeral Home, Harlem, are in charge of arrangements.

The Augusta Chronicle Sept. 23, 1999