Abraham Joseph "Joe" Tannehill


Abraham Joseph Tannehill, age 70, of Ash Grove, Missouri, passed away at 6:40 p.m. on Wednesday, September 13, 2017.  He was born November 28, 1946, in Sparta, Illinois, the son of Everett and Rosezell (Blackshire) Tannehill.

Joe was a 1965graduate of Chadwick High School in Chadwick, Missouri.  He was a custodian for the Robberson Elementary School in Springfield.  Joe loved to play music and was a member of the Eagles Club in Springfield, Missouri.

He is survived by two daughters, Teresa Dunn and her husband, Brent, of Carlinville, Illinois and Toria Heard of Mt. Vernon; one son, Toby Tannehill of Vancouver, Washington; three sisters, Veta Cook of Ozark, Missouri, Roxie Korte of Aurora, Missouri and Carole Watkins of Webb City, Missouri; seven grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

His parents, Everett and Rosezell, wife, Lynn, and sister, Jeannie Whitson, preceded him in death.

A private celebration of life will be held at a later date.  Arrangements are under the direction of Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon.

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Tammy Putnam

I will miss you uncle Joe. You were the one I could count on to talk to when you were around. I loved watching you play your music for hours. I will miss you.

 Posted September 22, 2017 - 12:51pm

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