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Jamie Kenneth Tankersley
Jamie Kenneth Tankersley

June 26, 1935 - December 31, 2019
Born in Miami, FL
Resided in Clive, IA
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Jamie Kenneth Tankersley, 84, passed away December 31, 2019 at Mercy Hospital. A memorial service will be held at Community of Christ Church, 4504 Ashworth Road, West Des Moines on Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 7:00 pm.

Jamie was born and raised in Florida. He graduated from Graceland College in Lamoni, Iowa where he received an Associate degree in Education. He met his wife Barbara, at Graceland. Jamie received his BA and MA in Education at Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville. He was a lifelong learner and took and taught countless religious classes.

Jamie taught high school and coached numerous sports. He was an ordained minister in the Community of Christ Church and served that faith community with devotion, love, and a sparkle in his eyes.

Jamie was preceded in death by his son Paul. Jamie is survived by his wife of 65 years, a brother, three sisters, numerous nephews, one niece, and many friends.

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Memorial Service
Community of Christ Church
4504 Ashworth
West Des Moines, IA 50265
Thursday, January 16, 2020
7:00 PM