Obituaries - May 7, 2009

Jerry Clifton Hankins

Jerry Clifton Hankins, 74, formerly of Morrow and Dawson Springs, Ky., passed away Monday, May 4, 2009 in Longmont, Colo.

He is survived by his mother, Jewell Marshall Betsill of Jonesboro, formerly of Dawson Springs; sons, Donald Hankins and Tommy Hankins of Loganville; daughter, Martye Jo Hankins, formerly of Morrow; grandsons, Jonathan Hankins (Crystal) and Jeremy Hankins; granddaughter, Rachel Hankins; several great-grandchildren; one brother, Jack Hankins of Jonesboro; two sisters, Joyce Betsill Street (Mrs. Jimmy) of Morrow, and Margaret Betsill Tutton (Mrs. Tim) of Erie, Colo.; a dear cousin, Loella Lowery of Dawson Springs; nieces and nephews.

The funeral service will be held at Tara Gardens Chapel, Jonesboro, on Saturday, May 9, at 2 p.m. Burial will be in Sherwood Memorial Gardens, Jonesboro. Visitation will be Friday, May 8, from 3 to 9 p.m., and Saturday, May 9 from 9 a.m., to 1:30 p.m.

Horis A. Ward, Tara Chapel (770) 471-7171.