Tankersley celebrates 95th birthday

Frances Colbaugh Tankersley, a longtime resident of Rhea County, celebrated her 95th birthday on Monday, Jan. 16. In her honor, a reception was held at her residence with more than 80 family members and friends stopping by to offer their well wishes. The reception was hosted by her children, Brenda Meyers, Sandra Hackney and David Tankersley; and daughters-in-law, Rosie and Kay Tankersley. There in sweet memories were her husband of 70 years, the late Herman Tankersley, and son, the late Charles Tankersley.