DEXTER -- Reva Evelyn Tanner, 83, died at 1:52 p.m. Oct. 27, 2008, at Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter.
Born May 25, 1925, in Calm, to Elmer and Annie Bellar Reed. she attended school at Gatewood and Couch in Oregon County. She worked at Brown Shoe Manufacturing in Bernie from 1956 until her retirement in 1988.
On May 2, 1942, in Alton, she married Lowell Russell Tanner, who preceded her in death.
Besides her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one great-granddaughter.
Survivors include: two sons and daughters-in-law, Russell Dale and Jeanice Tanner of Wappapello and Randy Ellis and Tammy Tanner of Dexter; one daughter and son-in-law, Donna Louise and Harold Tucker of Oak Grove, La.; and six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be conducted from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter, where services will begin at 10 a.m. Thursday. The Rev. James Lee Reed will officiate.
Burial will follow at the Chalk Bluff Cemetery near Dexter.