ORAN - Nelda Maxine Hanks, 74, died Oct. 3, 2002, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau.
Born April 26, 1928, in Gideon, daughter of the late James Harrison and Hattie Irene Ray Shaffer, she had been a nurse for the Chaffee General Hospital and retired last year from the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was a member of the Morley Baptist Church.
Survivors include: two sons, Darrel Hanks of Oran and Jimmy Hanks of Cape Girardeau; four daughters, Sharon Bollinger of Houston, Texas, and Sara Guzman, Duranda Cochran and Marsha Ward of Oran; and 14 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
Three brothers and one sister preceded her in death.
Visitation begins at 4 p.m. Saturday at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Oran where services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Sunday. The Rev. Rodney Davis will officiate.
Burial will follow in the Friend Cemetery at Oran.