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Shannon Volpe Tanner

April 6, 1947 July 16, 2018
Shannon Volpe Tanner
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Obituary for Shannon Volpe Tanner

Shannon Volpe Tanner, 71, of Chatham, Va., passed away on Monday, July 16, 2018, at her residence. She was born April 6, 1947, in Danville, Va. to the late Hilda Hayden Volpe and the late Amedio Volpe. Mrs. Tanner is survived by her husband Charles Jesse Tanner. She previously worked at CIT in data processing. Mrs. Tanner loved traveling and working in her church; she was a member of State Line Baptist Church.

In addition to her husband, Mrs. Tanner is survived by her daughter, Hilda Richardson of Chatham; her sister, Maude Samuels (Richard) of Pelham, N.C.; her grandchildren, Faith Simmons, Brandon Simmons, Emily Richardson, and Joshua Nance; as well as her great-grandson, Roland Nance.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Tanner was predeceased by her grandson, Patrick Charles Richardson.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, July 20, 2018, at Norris Mt. Hermon Chapel with Rev. Wayne Wallace officiating. At other times the family will receive friends at the residence.

In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully suggests memorial donations be made to the charity of your choice.

Norris Funeral Services, Inc. & Crematory, Mt. Hermon Chapel, 3995 Franklin Tpke., Danville, Va. is respectfully serving the Tanner family. Online condolences may be made at

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2:00 PM 7/20/2018 2:00:00 PM
Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - Mount Hermon Chapel

3995 Franklin Turnpike
Danville, Virginia 24540

Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - Mount Hermon Chapel
3995 Franklin Turnpike Danville 24540 Virginia
United States

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