Betty Jo Tanner, 88, of Elkland, PA passed away on March 31, 2023. Betty grew up in Virginia where she met the love of her life, Guy Tanner, with whom she happily shared 61 years together. Betty was a fiercely dedicated mom and homemaker. Holidays were always special. She loved animals with a passion. She enjoyed working in her yard, flea marketing and visiting with her friends.
Betty was preceded by her husband, Guy Tanner. Surviving are her 3 sons, Guy Tanner of Big Flats, NY, Gary (Yvonne) Tanner and Scott (Lisa) Tanner; 3 grandchildren, Stephanie Jacobson, Scott Tanner, Jr. and Kylie (Hamilton) Schoonover; 4 great-grandchildren, Reed and Quinn Jacobson, Kinsley and Carson Schoonover and Dianna Tanner all from the Elkland area; sister, Patsy (Dennis) Holgate of Poquoson, VA; brother, Ross (Gail) Jones of Hampton, VA; brother-in-law, Dale (Danice) Tanner; sister-in-law’s, Jane (Donald) Cook and Earlene Tanner; and several nieces and nephews.
The family would like to thank the doctors and nurses at the Wellsboro Hospital for making Betty’s passing as comfortable as possible. In recognition of Betty’s life and her love for animals, a donation can be made to any animal shelter of your choosing.
A private family service will be held at a later date. Arrangements are in the care of Kenyon Funeral Home, www.kenyonfuneralhome.com
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