PORTAGEVILLE - Hattie P. Hankins, 95, died Jan. 31, 2005, at the Gideon Care Center.
Born Feb. 2, 1909, in Portageville, daughter of the late James Henry and Suzie Sutton, she was a member of the Trinity Baptist Church.
On Nov. 1, 1930, she married Oval W. Hankins who preceded her in death in April 1963.
She was also preceded in death by one daughter, Helen Ryan; two brothers, Talmadge Sutton and James Luther Sutton; four sisters, Lois Hawks, Gladys Mueller and infants Katherine Faye Hankins and Mary LaVerne Hankins; and two grandchildren.
Survivors include: two sons and daughters-in-law, Oval G. and Beverly Hankins of St. Peters and Larry and Carolyn Hankins of West Plains; one daughter, Lawanda Martin of Troy, Mo.; one sister, Sarah McDowell of Malden; and nine grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
Visitation begins at 6 p.m. Wednesday at DeLisle Funeral Home where services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday. The Rev. Mark Inman will officiate.
Burial will follow in the Portageville Cemetery.