Banks & Beals Funeral Home obituary – Nikki Lee Tanner Vaughan, 49, Dallas City

Nikki Lee Tanner Vaughan, 49, of Dallas City, IL passed away at December 19, 2018 at her home.

She was born on November 28, 1969 in Fort Madison, IA, the daughter of John and Vicki Ikerd Tanner.

She was a 1988 graduate of the Dallas City High School. She enjoyed shopping listening to music and her Mountain Dew. He greatest love was her three boys.

Nikki is survived by her father, John Tanner of Niota, IL, mother and step-father, Vicki (James) May of Niota, three sons, Dakota and Dalton Vaughan both of Dallas City and Chase Lomax of Lima, IL, her boyfriend, Jamie Ellifritz of Carthage, IL, and five siblings, Johnna Bradford of Keokuk, IA, Tracey Bryant of Dallas City, Johnnie Tanner of LaHarpe, IL, Travis Fortune of Niota and Libby Meyer of North Liberty, IA.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents.

A funeral service will be at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, December 22, 2018 at Banks & Beals Funeral Home in Dallas City. Burial will follow in the Harris Cemetery. The family will receive friends from noon until time of service Saturday. A memorial fund has been established for the family.

To sign the guest book or leave a condolence please visit Nikki’s obituary at


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