Charles Clyde Tanner
1951

C. Clyde Tanner, 45, district circulation manager for the Chattanooga times and stationed at Tullahoma, Tenn., was killed instantly early this morning, September 25, 1951, when a panel truck he was driving left the Whitwell-Palmer Highway near Griffith's Creek.
    Tanner, a former Chattanoogan, had only moved to Tullahoma about six months ago, had just delivered newspapers here ad was en route to Palmer, Coalmont, Tracy City, Monteagle, Sewanee, Cowan, Winchester, Decherd, Manchester, Tullahoma and Shelbyville when he was killed.  He received chest, head and leg injuries.
    Mr. tanner is survived by his wife, Mrs. Sally Tanner; two sons, Charles Clyde, Jr., Chattanooga; LeBron Tanner, San Diego; one daughter Mrs. Kathleen Tanner Wright, Chattanooga; three sisters, Mrs. R.L. Owen, Chattanooga, Mrs. Ed Turner, Mobile; Mrs. Lawrence Mason, South Pittsburg; five brothers, S.D. South Pittsburg, A. J. Manchester, R. A., H. T. and J. G.
Tanner Chattanooga.
    Funeral services will be Thursday afternoon at 1:30 p.m. from the chapel of National Funeral Home, Chattanooga, with the Revs. Ralph Field and Tom Smith officiating.  Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery.
Chattanooga Times, September 26, 1951
 

Submitted by June Tanner Cooper.
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