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Hermina Mamie Hanks

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Hermina "Mamie" Hanks Hermina Hanks, 91, beloved wife, mother, and grandmother, of Texas City, passed away Thursday, March 11, 2010, at Mainland Medical Center. Funeral services will be held 4:00 p.m., Sunday, March 14, at Emken-Linton Funeral Home in Texas City with Elder Pat Young officiating. There will be a graveside service at 11:00 a.m., Monday, March 15, at the Alum Creek Cemetery in the Bastrop/Smithville area. Visitation will be 3:00 p.m. Sunday, prior to the service at the funeral home. Mrs. Hanks was born December 23, 1918 in Schwertner, Texas. She was a homemaker and member of Grace Primitive Baptist Church in Houston. She is preceded in death by her parents, John and Lydia Bischoff; daughter, Rebecca Ruth Hanks; baby boy Hanks; brothers, John Wesley Bischoff and Benjamin Bischoff; and sister, Gladys Goode. Survivors include her husband of 62 1/2 years, Oscar Ray Hanks; sons: Donald Hanks and wife Marcia, James Hanks and wife Candy, John Hanks and wife Tammy, Bruce Hanks and wife Patricia, and Oscar Roland Hanks; daughters: Billye Adams and husband Don, Linda Foster and husband Jim, Sharon Barton, Terry Wheeler and husband Steve; nephew, Wesley Bischoff; sister-in-law, Ruby Bischoff; 27 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; numerous other relatives and friends. Honorary pallbearers are Brad Hanks, Brandon Hanks, Justin Hanks, Wesley Rose, Trenton Hanks, Lloyd Cody, Bryan Ramsey, James Rutlege, Zane Moseley, and Bobby Moseley.
Published in Austin American-Statesman on Mar. 13, 2010
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