Mrs. Barbara J. Tankersley, 67, of Hermitage, TN, passed away Monday, March 8, 2021, at her home.

Barbara was born Apr. 17, 1953, in Lebanon, a daughter of the late Robert Lewis and Maxine (Gosnell) Wall. She graduated from Lebanon High School. Barbara participated in the special Olympics and 4-H.

Survivors include her husband, Mark Tankersley of Hermitage, TN; daughter, Karen Carr of Nashville, TN; grandchildren, Eli, Otis, and Siliuna; and siblings, Greg (Nancy) Wall of Muscatine, IA and Claudia (Jeff) Trefz of Indianapolis, IN. Barbara was preceded in death by her brother, Joe Wall.

Family and friends will gather for a graveside service Saturday, Mar. 13, 2021 at 1 p.m. in the Oak Hill Cemetery, Lebanon. Final care of Barbara has been entrusted to the Strawmyer & Drury Mortuary, 2400 N. Lebanon Street, Lebanon. You are invited to visit the website where you may sign her online register and leave a personal message at

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