Mr. Donald L. Hannah

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Mr. Donald L. Hannah, age 69, of Buford passed away Sunday, Aug. 12, 2012. He was preceded in death by his parents, Hubert and Bernice Morgan Hannah; sister, Joanne Hannah Shomake; and brother, Billy Charles Hannah.
Mr. Hannah was born Jan. 15, 1943, in Buford, Gwinnett County. He was a 1960 graduate of Buford High School. He was a veteran of the U.S. Coast Guard. He was retired from American Cyanamid and Sherwin Williams. He was a member and deacon of First Baptist Church of Buford and teacher of The Freedom Sunday School Class.
He was a motorcycle enthusiast, however, his greatest passion and ultimate achievement in life was his ability and willingness to serve others, and did so until the time of his death.
He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Carolyn Monroe Hannah of Buford; son and daughter-in-law, Shane and Kara Hannah of Cumming; grandsons, Colin and Josh Hannah; sisters and brother-in-law, Patsy Hannah of Buford, Kathy and Johnny Frady of Sugar Hill; brothers and sisters-in-law, Gary "Buddy" and Joyce Hannah of Flowery Branch, Tony and Lynn Hannah of Buford; brother-in-law, Don Shomake of Buford; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Judy and Charles Perry of Suwanee; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Harold and Norma Monroe of Buford, Donnie and Linda Monroe of Alpharetta; several nieces, nephews, cousins and other extended family members also survive.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Aug. 14, at 2 p.m. in the Chapel of Flanigan Funeral Home, with the Rev. Wayne Johnson and Mr. Dale Jones officiating. Interment and graveside service will follow at Broadlawn Memorial Gardens in Buford, with the Rev. Matt Stacy officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Monday, Aug. 13, from 2-4 p.m. and 6-9 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation, 8085 Saltsburg Road, Suite 201, Pittsburgh, PA 15239.
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Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory in Buford is in charge of arrangements.

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Published in Forsyth County News from Aug. 13 to Aug. 16, 2012
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