Mrs. Patricia J. Tanner-Holley


Mrs. Patricia J. Tanner-Holley, passed away on Friday, October 8, 2021 at Augusta University Medical Center in Augusta, Georgia. Graveside services were held on Saturday, October 16, 2021 at 1:00 PM at Harrison Cemetery with Rev. Henry L. Tanner officiating.


Mrs. Holley was born Patricia J. Tanner on January 26, 1951 to the parentage of the late Mrs. Annie Julia Miller Tanner and the late Mr. Tommie Louis Tanner.

She attended the public school system of Washington County, where she had an active social life, which she shared with her many siblings.


Patricia was a founding member of the Le Bonton Women’s Social Club in Sandersville, Georgia.

As an adult, she moved to Trenton, New Jersey, where she successfully obtained her GED. She also met and married the late Mr. Lawrence Holley, whom she lovingly referred to as “Boo” but was best known as “Larry.”


Patricia was employed by the city of Trenton where she worked as a crossing guard. She also drove school buses for Lorel Spellman Day Care and Rick’s Bus Company of Lawrence, New Jersey. She was also a certified nursing assistant for Hamilton New Jersey Continuing Care.


She loved helping people when she could. She adored her grandchildren and siblings both near and far. Patricia and her husband enjoyed Sunday breakfast and weekend fishing; but her favorite personal hobbies as an adult were going to the casino, thrift shopping with her sister Ms. Linda Reeves, attending church faithfully and spending time with her family.


Mrs. Holley leaves cherished memories to her son: Mr. Terrance (Toshua) Tanner, Sr., Lawrence, New Jersey; step daughters: Mrs. Juanza (Joseph) Grant, Detroit, Michigan, Ms. Belinda Holley, Ms. Regina Holley, Ms. Melissa Holley, Trenton, New Jersey; six sisters: Ms. Tressie Anthony, Charlotte, North Carolina, Ms. Annie Mae Parker, Sandersville, Georgia, Mrs. Melonease (Kenny) Jones, Tennille, Georgia, Ms. Marilyn Salter, Sandersville, Georgia, Mrs. Linda (Darryl) Reaves, Sandersville, Georgia, Ms. Shenita Armstrong, Columbia, Tennessee; two brothers: Rev. Henry L. Tanner, Tennille, Georgia, Mr. Tommy Lee Tanner, Atlanta, Georgia; aunt: Ms. Idonia Tanner of Tennille, Georgia; five grandchildren: Mr. Terrance (Kasauna) Tanner, Jr., Athens, Georgia, Ms. Taje' Tanner, Trenton, New Jersey, Mr. Tommy Tanner, Miami, Florida, Mr. Tyrone (Pamela) White Jr., Somerdale, New Jersey, Mr. Tyrell (Whitney) White, Trenton, New Jersey; several other relatives and friends. M. C. Smith Funeral Home in charge.


Obituary

Mrs. Patricia J. Tanner-Holley departed this life on enter in Augusta, Georgia.

Mrs. Holley was born Patricia J. Tanner on January 26, 1951 to the parentage of the late Mrs. Annie Julia Miller Tanner and the late Mr. Tommie Louis Tanner.

She attended the public school system of Washington County, where she had an active social life, which she shared with her many siblings.

Patricia was a founding member of the Le

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