Janet Lambert Tanner, 85, widow of William Joseph Tanner, died on Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017, at Palmetto Health Tuomey.

Born in Nichols, she was a daughter of the late Roland and Lila Buffkin Lambert. Mrs. Tanner was a member of First Southern Methodist Church and retired credit manager for The Capitol Department Store.

Surviving are one son, William Joseph "Joey" Tanner (Janet) of Sumter; two daughters, Deborah Tanner Antley (Barry) of Graniteville and Anne Tanner Kelien (Greg) of Summerton; nine grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday in the chapel of Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home with the Rev. Jason Antley and the Rev. Scarlett Hester officiating. Burial will be at the Sumter Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. on Friday prior to the service at the funeral home and other times at the home of her son, 725 Antlers Drive.

Memorials may be made to First Southern Methodist Church, 321 Miller Road, Sumter, SC 29150.

Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

Online condolences may be sent to www.sumterfunerals.com

Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home & Crematory, 221 Broad St., Sumter, is in charge of the arrangements, (803) 775-9386.