Geraldine R. Tant


Geraldine R. Tant, 72, of Cartersville, went to meet her Lord on August 7, 2018, at her residence.

She was born on June 16, 1946, in Adairsville, and was the daughter of the late Albert Roland and Annie Bell Freeman Roland.

Geraldine, also known by her family as “Deecee” or “Nanny” enjoyed cooking, getting together with her family, quilting and most of all spending time with her husband, children and grandchildren. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by sisters, Janelle Hall, Patricia Slagle and Bobbie Sue Chapman; and her brothers, Eddie and Harold Roland.

Survivors include her husband of 45 years, Harvey Tant; daughter, Missy Boswell and husband, Greg; son, Jeffery Tant and wife, Shelly; her grandchildren, Misty Boswell, Heather and Zachary Crowe, Ashley and Wayne Bridges, Brittany Tant, Whitney and Austin Meager, Emily and Duston Pirkle and Delilah Crew; 6 great-grandchildren, Izabela, Charlie, Abraham, Wylie, Owen and Zeke; sisters, Lillie Tant and husband, Randall, Jenny Earwood and husband, J.D. and Mattie Lou Waters; brother, Ronnie Roland; sister-in-law, Mamie Jo Roland; along with several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, August 10, 2018, at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of Parnick Jennings Funeral Home and Cremation Services with The Reverend Sanford Lawrence and Mr. Parnick Jennings officiating. Interment will follow in Sunset Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends from 5 – 8 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home.

Serving as pallbearers will be Jeffery Tant, Zachary Crowe, Chuck Roland, Walter Chapman, Austin Maeger, Burnan Hall (Frog) and Billy Joe Tant. Ronnie Roland will serve as honorary pallbearer.

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