Harriet Gibson Wilson Tanner, 93, of Big Island, died Friday, June 21, 2019. She was born in Amherst County on June 10, 1926 a daughter of the late Edward Charles Gibson and Mary DeMaster Gibson. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her first husband, John Wilson, and her second husband, Elbert Eldon Tanner, Sr.; and a son Fred Allen Wilson; brothers, Buster Gibson, Woodrow Gibson; sisters, Maggie Wheeler, Emma Mattox, Virginia Wheeler, Louise Gibson, Kathleen Staton, Mildred Siebold, and Ora Gibson. She is survived by her sons, Randall Wilson and wife Christinia, Eldon Tanner and wife Beth; daughter, Brenda W. Oliver and husband Gary; grandchildren, Joey Oliver and wife Shelli, Fred Oliver and wife Lindsey, Melinda Williams and husband John, Edwina W. Word and husband Mark, Meredith W. Sutton and husband Darrell, Ethan Tanner and wife Christa, Jake Tanner and wife Casey, Luke Tanner and wife Ellen; great-grandchildren, Logan Oliver, Bayley Oliver, Caleb Word, Kamryn Word, Louise Sutton, Wilson Sutton, Kelsie Oliver, Tegin Oliver, Mason Oliver, Chyenne Williams, Andrew Tanner and two more arriving this year; great-great-granddaughter, Skylar Williams; and many nieces, nephews, and friends. Thank you to the doctors and nurses on the 4th and 5thfloors of Lynchburg General Hospital for the care they gave her and thank you to her special aide Michelle Sorrells for the love and care. A funeral service will be held 11:00 a.m., on Monday, June 24, 2019 at Hunting Creek Baptist Church with Rev. Kenneth Bledsoe officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Following the service, a meal will be served in the church fellowship hall and everyone is encouraged to bring a covered dish to the church. Family will receive friends 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Sunday at Hunting Creek Baptist Church. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Hunting Creek Baptist Church, 15455 Big Island Hwy, Big Island, VA 24526. Arrangements by Burch-Messier Funeral Home, Bedford, 540-586-7360.