Mr. Dallas Lee “Sonny” Tanner, age 82, of Rome, passed away on Friday, May 20, 2022, at his residence.

Mr. Tanner was born in Summerville, Georgia on September 11, 1939, son of the late Grover Tanner and the late Alma McWhorter Tanner. He served his country in the United States Army. He was a member of East Rome Baptist Church. He worked and retired after 32 years at I.T.T. Lester, Inc. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Linda Joy Bishop Tanner; his brother, James Tanner; and his sister, Jeanette McLemore.

He is survived by his children, Lee Tanner of Rome, Kathy Tanner of Kingston, Dallas “Ducky” William Tanner (Tabitha) of Rome and Troy Tanner of Kingston; his stepson, Bobby Lee Nichols of Calhoun; his eleven grandchildren and three great grandchildren; his sister, Brenda Pelfrey of San Antonio, Texas; his brother, Johnny Tanner (Peggy) of Rome; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, May 25, 2022, at 2:00pm in the Chapel of Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, Oaknoll Chapel, with the Rev. Jerry Brooks officiating. Interment will follow in Oaknoll Memorial Gardens with the American Legion Post #5 Honor Guard presenting military honors.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, May 25, 2022, at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, Oaknoll Chapel, from 12:00pm until the service time.

Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, Oaknoll Chapel, has charge of the arrangements.