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Willie Mae Tyner Passes Away

2012-05-30 16:43 by Ted Suchaski

Willie Mae Tyner
December 7, 1918 - May 27, 2012

Hurtsboro, AL- Mrs. Willie Mae Tyner, affectionately known as "Big Ma", 93, of 109 Battle Road, Hurtsboro, AL passed Sunday, May 27, 2012 at the Bethany House, Auburn, AL.

Funeral service will be held 1:00 p.m. EST (12 noon CST) Saturday, June 2, 2012 at Shady Grove A.M.E. Zion Church, Hurtsboro, AL with Rev. Annie Ruth Cannon, pastor, officiating. Interment will follow in Shady Grove Rest Haven Cemetery. Visitation is today from 1 - 8 p.m. EST according to Taylor Funeral Home, Inc.

Mrs. Tyner was born December 7, 1918 in Russell County, AL to the late Cora Harris James and the late Rance James. She was a member of Wendee Baptist Church, however, she frequently visited Shady Grove A.M.E. Zion Church until her health declined.

Survivors include one son, Frank Tyner, Sr. of Hurtsboro, AL; two sisters, Earlie B. Smith and Carrie Brooks both of Hurtsboro, AL; 11 grandchildren, five in which she mothered, Frank Tyner, Jr., Kent Tyner, Darryl Tyner, Felicia Baker and Eddie Tyner; 14 great grandchildren; one great-great grandchild and a host of other relatives and friends.

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