Nancy Hanks Dewar
1939 - 2019
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January 11, 1939 - June 14, 2019
Nancy Hanks Dewar went to be with the Lord on June 14, 2019 after a long and courageous battle with cancer. She was born on January 11, 1939 in Bryan, TX to Lt. Col. Lester and Melba Hanks. She was a loving mother, grandmother and friend who will be dearly missed. Nancy received her B.A. from George Washington University. She had a very diverse professional career; working at the Pentagon, as a flight attendant for Braniff Airlines and as a mortgage broker to name a few. Nancy was also involved with many organizations such as the Assistance League of San Antonio, Daughters of the Republic of Texas, and Daughters of the American Revolution.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Lt. Col. Lester and Melba Hanks. Nancy is survived by her sons; Chris Dewar and wife Elizabeth, Michael and wife Jennifer; and grandchildren Holden, Lindsay and Bobby.
Memorial Service will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, June 18 at Alamo Heights Methodist Church (Garden Chapel) 825 E. Basse Rd., San Antonio, TX 78209. Condolences may be
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Published in San Antonio Express-News on Jun. 17, 2019.
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July 5, 2019
Nancy was always there for you when she was needed. She was a good friend to many and will be missed.
June 17, 2019
Michael, my deepest sympathy on the loss of your mother. I read her obituary and I am hoping that I had the pleasure of meeting your mom in one of our many trips to Miami and South America on Braniff.

Warmest regards,

Noah Garcia
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