Gynith C. Tanner
Gynith C. Tanner
June 22, 1934 - June 10, 2020

Gynith C. Tanner

Gynith C. Tanner, 85, of Satsuma, passed away Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at her residence Following an extended illness. She was a native of Mascotte, FL and had been a resident of Putnam County for the past 70 years coming from Sanford. In her earlier years she was a telephone operator in Sanford when she was transferred to Palatka. She later worked for Hudson Pulp & Paper where she worked for several years. She was a foster mother having raised 16 children She then then became a nurse having worked at the former Putnam Memorial Hospital. Gynith was a member of Praise Congregation Holiness Church in Hastings. She had a card ministry for several churches. She enjoyed cooking, sewing and painting.

She was preceded in death by her husband, W. A. Tanner; parents, Robert and Lena Wetsle Cockman; 14 brothers and sisters, and one grandson, Gerald Trevor Anderson.

Surviving are a daughter, Kathryn Tanner and a son, William “Bill” Tanner both of Orange Mills; five grandchildren, Timothy Anderson, Bryan Tanner, Derek Tanner, Heather Witworth and Christopher Tanner and six great grandchildren; Grayson Tanner, Eden Tanner, Esabella Witworth, Celha Witwoth, Logan Tanner and Eli Tanner.

Memorial services will be 1:00 pm Saturday, June 20, 2020 at Praise Congregation Holiness Church with Pastor Larry Carter, Pastor Howard Kennerly and Evangelist Ronald Story officiating. Inurnment will be at a later date at Jacksonville National Cemetery.

Messages of encouragement or sympathy may be expressed in her online guestbook at www.themastersfuneralhomes.com.

Masters Funeral Home of Palatka is assisting the Tanner family.

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