Mrs. Evelyn Juanita Tankersley
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Mrs. Evelyn Juanita Tankersley, 77, of Leeds, died Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012, at UAB Hospital.

Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. today, Sept. 30, 2012, at Freewill Cemetery in West Jefferson. Visitation will be today from 12 until 12:45 p.m. at Bell Funeral Home in Sumiton.

Preceding her in death were her son, Kerry Franklin “Bubba” Tankersley; her parents, Charles and Ruby Henderson; one sister; and several brothers.

Survivors include her husband, Millard Tankersley of Leeds; daughters, Karen Trussel and her husband, Ron, of Nauvoo and Rhonda Bell and her husband, Randy, of Ashville; grandchildren, Sherrie Fischer and her husband, Neil, of Memphis, Tenn., Jeff Hopkins and his wife, Stacy, of Leeds, Christi Butler of Leeds, Steven Bell of Ashville, John Bell of Ashville, and Laura Bell of Ashville; sister, Gail Espy of Cleveland, Tenn.; nine great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.

You may sign an online register or express private condolences to the family at

Bell Funeral Home, Sumiton; 205-648-6611