of Jonesboro, AR
December 14, 1939 - March 20, 2021
Billie Jean Tankersley, 81, of Jonesboro, passed away Saturday, March 20, 2021. She was born on December 14, 1939 in Jonesboro to Bill and Winnie Effie (McViegh) Simino. Billie was a truck driver and a member of Fairview Missionary Baptist Church. She enjoyed landscaping and taking care of it.Preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 27 years, Donald Len Tankersley; brothers, Bubba, Jim and Calvin Simino, Andrew and Jack Patterson and Leonard Reeder; sisters, Dean Moss and Audrey Gulley.Survivors include her sons, Kenny (Debbie) Griggs and Donnie (Teresa) Griggs; and a daughter, Judy Sykes; grandchildren, Ethan Travis, Chelse Travis, Aaron, Ryan, Eric Griggs, Tara Clark, Davy Sykes, Crystal Sykes and Amber Brannon; and several great grandchildren; sister, Mary Ann Pirtle and Linda Pirtle.Funeral service will be Wednesday, March 24, 2021, 11:00 am at Grace Baptist Church with Brandon Wright officiating.Visitation will be from 10:00 am until time of service,Roller-Farmers Union Funeral Home is in charge of services.We are complying with the Arkansas Department of Health guidelines and observing social distancing guidelines. All attendees must provide and wear their own masks before entering
Kenny we are praying for you and your family
Prayers for yall. She is at rest no more pain and sorrow in the arms of the lord.
Rest in peace
So sorry for your loss, praying that the good Lord will comfort your family during these difficult times.
Praying for all the family! Love y’all
We are so Sorry for Your loss, May God Bless and Comfort each of You. Charles and Ernestine Onstead