HANKS, ROLAND HANCEL - Izard County, Arkansas | ROLAND HANCEL HANKS - Arkansas Gravestone Photos

Roland Hancel HANKS

Mount Olive Cemetery
Izard County,
Arkansas

June 19,1855 - February 19,1940

Son of William and Emily (Miller) Hanks Married Hulda Jane "Jennie" (Jeffery) Hanks on 16-Aug-1877.

*Obituary
Calico Rock Progress
February 23, 1940
Death Claims Aged Citizen of Mt Olive

Roland H. Hanks, pioneer citizen of Mount Olive, died Monday, after an illness of several days. His death occurred at Paragould, where he had been spending some time visiting with his daughter.
Deceased was a native of Louisiana, but practically all his life was spent at or near Mt Olive, where he was engaged at farming and stock raising. He was a highly respected citizen and a leader in his community. He took an active part in public affairs until ill health forced his retirement only a few years ago. Deceased was 86 years of age, and had a wide acquaintance over Izard and Stone Counties.
Besides numerous relatives and a host of friends, deceased is survived by three sons, Rupert of Kansas City, Ray of Batesville, Shelby Hanks of Calico Rock; eight daughters, Mrs Bertie McGinniss of Kansas City, Mrs Alma Houston and Mrs Jeffie Harris of Paragould, Mrs Bessie Hayden of Boswell, Mrs Nina Mae Steinart of Council Bluffs, Iowa, Mrs Lena G. Combs of Calico Rock, Mrs Jessamine Jeffery and Mrs Ernestine Jeffery of Mt Olive.
The funeral was held at Mt Olive Wednesday morning at 11 o'clock, interment being in Mt Olive Cemetery.

Contributed on 11/10/08 by chayden
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Record #: 98814

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Submitted: 11/10/08 • Approved: 7/21/16 • Last Updated: 7/24/16 • R98814-G0-S3

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