Roberta Jean “Jeannie” Tanner, 57, of Vienna, passed away at her home April 7, 2018.

She was born and raised in Grantsville, on March 7,1961. She graduated from Calhoun County High School in 1979. While there, she met her high school sweetheart, Virgil Tanner. Jeannie continued her education at WVU-P and graduated cum laude with an Associate’s degree in Medical Laboratory Technology before marrying Virgil in 1984. In 2008, she graduated cum laude from the University of Cincinnati with a Bachelor of Science in Clinical Laboratory Science.

Funeral services was held at 2:00 P.M., Saturday, April 14, 2018 at Stump Funeral Home & Cremation, Inc., 107 Market St, Grantsville, WV. Pastor Tim Davis officiated. Visitation was at the funeral home from 12:00 P.M. until the time of service at 2:00 P.M. Burial followed immediately at Pleasant Hill UMC Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family is honoring Jeannie by asking for donations for her daughters’ education fund. More information about how to donate is available at If you prefer not to donate online, checks can be sent to Melody Tanner P.O. Box 5492 Vienna, WV 26105.

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