Wilma Celena Hanks, 90 of Galax, died Thursday, July 26, 2012, at her home.
She was born in Carroll County on June 16, 1922, to Davis and Lizzie Lawson King.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Fletcher Ray Hanks.
Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Janet and Billy Melton of Galax; three grandchildren and spouse; three great-grandchildren and spouse; a great-great-grandchild; brothers, Claude King of Galax and Edward King of Woodlawn; and several nieces and nephews.
A funeral was held Sunday at 2 p.m. in the Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Norma Crouse and Brother Perry Hawks officiating. Burial followed in the Mount Olivet Cemetery at Cranberry.
A guestbook is available online at www.vaughanguynn.com.
Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home - Galax
201 West Center Street
Galax, VA 24333
Published in Galax Gazette from July 30 to July 31, 2012