Mrs. Patricia Anne Tanksley

March 5, 1929July 5, 2018

Patricia Tanksley age 89, passed away peacefully on Thursday July 5, 2018 at Westminster Woods on Julington Creek. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend. She had a love of life and was a light to all who knew her.

Patricia was born on March 5, 1929 in El Dorado, AR and graduated from El Dorado High School in 1947 and Ole Miss in 1951. She worked in Shreveport, LA until she met and married David Tanksley in 1956.

Patricia was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, David Tanksley. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law Karen and David Nissman: daugher and son-in-law Ellen and Mark Fales; her grandson and his wife Christopher and Kiralyse Nissman; and her granddaughter and her husband Danielle and Trevon Carter. She will be deeply missed by her family.

A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, July 21, 2018 at 3:00 pm in the Auditorium at Westminster Woods on Julington Creek, 25 State Road 13, St Johns, Florida 32257. Rev. Dr. Merlin Conrad will officiate.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to: Westminster Woods Foundation for benefit of Benevolence Assistance, 80 West Lucerne Circle, Orlando, Fl. 32801 or Community Hospice & Palliative Care Foundation, 4266 Sunbeam Rd., Jacksonville, Florida 32257.

Arrangements by HARDAGE-GIDDENS FUNERAL HOME OF MANDARIN, 11801 San Jose Blvd. Jacksonville, FL 32223. (904) 288-0025.


  • Memorial Service Saturday, July 21, 2018

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