Lila L. Tarver-Funeral services will be held at 12 noon on Thursday at the Metropolitan Baptist Church for Mrs. Lila Beatrice Tarver, 94, who departed this life on Wednesday, December 6, 2017, at Ohio Living, formerly Park Vista Retirement Community.
Mrs. Tarver was born May 10, 1923, in Tallahassee, Fla., a daughter of the Rev. Willie and Lila Carter Jones Sr. Her husband, George Tarver, whom she married in July of 1970, died in December of 1991. She was one of the founding members of the church, a Deaconess, member of Mother's Board and Women's Ministry. She leaves 2 children; Willie (Gail) "Billie Beck" and George (Fannie) Tarver Jr., last of 15 children and a hoist of grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, and a stepson, Mack Beck Jr. Friends may call from 11 am to 12 noon, Thursday at the church.