Betty Ruth Tankersley, 81, of Knoxville, formerly of Lewisburg, died Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012, in Tennova Hospice in Knoxville.
Mrs. Tankersley was a native of Marshall County, and daughter of the late Howard and Elise Johnson Rambo. She was a homemaker and member of the Church of Christ.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Eddie Tankersley.
She is survived by one son, Mark Tankersley, and daughter, Diane Trusley, both of Knoxville; and three grandchildren, Ryan Tankersley, Courtney Archer, and Ethan Breasseale.
Graveside services were conducted Monday, Nov. 26, in Cochran Cemetery.
London Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.