Spencer, TN-Mrs. Mary Ann Gillentine Tarrant, age 85, passed away Friday February 19, 2021 at Morning Point of East Hamilton from a lingering illness. She was born in Wilder, Tennessee on March 3, 1935 to the late Hubert Haskell and Ira Mae Banks Gillentine. Mary was a retired Tech Sargent In the United States Air Force, a twenty-year veteran, she served in both the Korean and Vietnam Wars.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by husband; Jerry Dial Tarrant, bothers; James and John Gillentine, sisters; Elsie Malone, Agnes Rodgers, Nannie Joe Raines, Virginia Houser, and Geri Birchfield.
Mary is survived by nieces, nephews, and an extended family.
Mary chose cremation as her final disposition. A memorial/graveside service, at Molloy Cemetery, will be announced at a later date. American Legion Post 207 of Spencer, Tennessee will provide the Honor Guard and flag presentation at the cemetery.