Ms. Christine Bilbra Tanksley, age 94 of Madison, Tennessee, passed away peacefully in her home on Saturday, September 3, 2022. She was born on October 13, 1927 in Nashville, Tennessee to the late William and Elizabeth Bilbra. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers Wilburn Bilbra, Percy Bilbra, and WIlliam Campbell “Junior” Bilbra Jr., sisters Mildred Hooper, Madelyn Bonds, Edith Campbell, Lorene Elkins, and Helen Fogarty, as well as son-in-law Ernie Wilson. She is survived by her children Judy Wilson and John Tanksley (Liz), grandchildren Andy Wilson, Adam Wilson (Tiffany), and Elisa Mask (Jason), great-granddaughters Bryanna Wilson and Addyson Wilson, and a host of beloved nieces and nephews.
A memorial visitation will be held on Friday, September 16 from 2pm-8pm at Spring Hill Funeral Home, and a Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, September 17 at 11am at City Road Chapel United Methodist Church.
In lieu of flowers, the Tanksley family has requested that donations in Christine’s memory be made to City Road Chapel United Methodist Church.
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