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Michael Derek Tanner

Services for Michael Derek Tanner, of Brookhaven, will be heldat 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 15, at New Hope United MethodistChurch in Brookhaven with burial in the church cemetery. RiverwoodFamily Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.

Visitation is Friday from 5 until 9 p.m. at the funeral home,and on Saturday at the church from 10 a.m. until the time of theservice.

Mr. Tanner, 27, died March 11, 2008, in Amite County. He wasborn on June 7, 1980, to Mike Tanner and Nancy Tanner.

He was an oil field worker and was employed with H and PDrilling Co. He was a member of the Methodist faith.

Preceding him in death were his grandparents, Truly Smith Jr.and Shirley P. Smith.

Survivors are his parents; his sisters, Amy K. Tanner and Ivy P.Tanner and friend Jesus Delacruz; his grandparents, Rayford andKathleen Wallace; his great-grandmother, Kathryn Johnson, of WestPalm Beach, Fla.; his aunts and uncles, Lloyd and Becky Lofton,Danny and Debby Victory, Eddie and Sherry Tanner, Audie and RitaWallace, Wardell and Linda Sandifer, and Uncle Desi Case; hiscousins, Matthew Christa and Brianna Moore, Amber Christa, JonathonWallace and Megan Fonseco, Stephen Christa, Jasmine Dixon, DamonWallace, Tara Lambert, Tasha Wallace, Eric Lee Case and BrodyTanner; a very special niece, Vivianna Delacruz (who called him”D”), and a very special friend, Allison Buckley. He had many closefriends with whom he spent time and enjoyed him very much. You knowwho you are.