Billy Ross Tankersley


Billy Ross Tankersley, 73, of Lewisburg, died Thursday, Aug. 19, 2021, at Maury Regional Hospital.

He was a native of Marshall County, the son of William Tankersley and Elaine Jones Tankersley. He was a family minister at the Church Street Church of Christ.

He is survived by his parents; his wife of 45 years, “Cookie” Tankersley; one son, James (Cortney) Tankersley; one daughter, Elizabeth Poarch; four grandchildren, Maci Poarch, Colman Brothers, John David Ross Tankersley, and Andi Leigh Tankersley.

Funeral services were conducted Sunday, Aug. 22, 2021, at 2 p.m. from Church Street Church of Christ with burial following in Rose Hill Cemetery in Columbia.

Visitation with the family began Saturday, Aug. 21, 2021, from 5 until 8 p.m. at Church Street Church of Christ and continued Sunday at the church from 1 p.m. until the funeral hour.

Donations may be made to Church St. Mission Fund, 305 W. Church St., Lewisburg, TN 37091.

London Funeral Home and Crematory assisted the family with the arrangements.