In Loving Memory of

Patsy Evelyn Tankersley


Patsy Evelyn Hamilton Tankersley, 82 passed peacefully to be with her Heavenly Father Friday, July 10, 2015. She was born in Augusta, GA to J.D. Gordon & Laura Hamilton. Patsy was an avid reader, loved word puzzles, and traveling & the Miami Dolphins. She also enjoyed volunteering at Dudley Farm State Park and was a long time member of the First United Methodist Church of Alachua. She is survived by her loving husband of 60 years Thomas Norman Tankersley of Alachua, daughter- Sharon Tankersley Taylor (Larry) of Morgantown, NC, son- B. Keith Tankersley of Newberry, FL, daughter- Dana Tankersley Derrick of Alachua, FL, Grandchildren- Wesley J. Taylor, Bradley T. Taylor, Collin L. Taylor & Peyton E. Taylor of Morganton, NC, Jesse G. Derrick, Craig D. Derrick & Erin E. Derrick of Topeka, KS and Matthew T. Tankersley (Alla) of Melrose, FL. Great granddaughter Bella E. Tankersley of Melrose, FL. sister- Marion H. Amerson of Langley, SC, brothers- David Hamilton (Glenda) of Martinez, GA, Wayne Hamilton (Kay) of Evans, GA. Preceded in death by her parents and brother Johnny R. Hamilton. The family will be having a gathering at Forest Meadows Funeral Home on Monday, July 13th from 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm all are welcome to come and share with the family. Patsy’s celebration of life service will be Tuesday, July 14th at the First United Methodist Church of Alachua at 1:00 pm all are welcome to come and worship with the family. Donations in lieu of flowers can be made to the Florida United Methodist Children’s Home, 51 Main St. Enterprise, FL 32725 or Haven Hospice 4200 NW 90th Blvd. Gainesville, FL 32606. Arrangements by Forest Meadows Funeral Home, 352-378-2528.

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