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Maxine Tant

Tuesday, February 27, 2007

Maxine Tant, 86, of Kennett, died Saturday, Feb. 24, 2007, at Heritage Nursing Center in Kennett.

Born Feb. 6, 1921, in Ironton, Mo., she was the daughter of the late Ezra Bennett and Ethel Stoner DePew.

On Jan. 1, 1947, she married John H. Tant, Sr., who preceded her in death on April 29, 1966. She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Elmer Douglas and Donald DePew and two sisters, Elaise DePew Estep and Helen DePew Ivins.

Survivors include Don H. Jackson, of Malden, Mo., and John H. Tant, Jr., of Kennett; six grandchildren, Jane Provance, Tamara Garner, Julie DeSpain, Penny Nicholson, Troy Jackson and Tiffany Tant; 10 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

Graveside services were held at 11 a.m., Monday, Feb. 26, in the Arcadia Valley Memorial Park Cemetery at Ironton with the Rev. Don McGuire officiating.

McDaniel Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.