Alberta ""Bert"" Davis Tanner, age 87 of Ridgway passed away peacefully Thursday morning, December 18, 2008, at the Ridgway Manor Nursing Home in Ridgway. Bert as most knew her was born in Ridgway on September 19, 1921 to the late Alex and Elmira (Partain) Dennison. She worked for many different people through the years cleaning homes and businesses. She was a homemaker and mother first though. She had been a member of the Scott St. Baptist Church in Eldorado for many years where she was very active.
Bert is survived by 4 Grandsons, Willard Davis, Jr. of Newnan, Georgia, Tom Davis of Newnan, Georgia, Carl Davis of Colorado, and Tim Davis of Kansas. 2 Granddaughters, Jena Davis of Norris City, Il and Christine Ames of Kansas, 11 Great Grandchildren and 1 Great Great Grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and 3 Sons, Willard Davis, Sr., Leo Davis and Charles Davis.
Visitation for Bert will be Saturday, December 20, 2008 at the Cox and Son Funeral Home in Ridgway from 5 to 7 pm. Funeral Services for Bert will be on Sunday, December 21, 2008 at 1:00 PM at the funeral home with Rev. Bud Sork officiating. Interment will be in the Jackson Cemetery in Ridgway