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Claude Russell Hanks
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Birth: Mar. 10, 1883
Macon County
Illinois, USA
Death: Oct. 6, 1965
Macon County
Illinois, USA

Son of Seth Columbus and Susan Francis ‘Bradshaw' Hanks. Claude married Mary Marie McCormick on October 16, 1906 in Decatur, Macon County, Illinois. Claude and Mary had 6 sons.

Claude R. Hanks, 82 of Route 9, died at 12:352 p.m. Wednesday at St. Mary's Hospital after being in the hospital three weeks. He had been ill for six months.
Mr. Hanks, a resident of Decatur all his life, was a retired farmer and a trustee of Sharon & Spangler Cemetery. He was a former road commissioner of Harristown Township.
He was also a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church.
He was a son of Seth and Susan Bradshaw Hanks. He was born in Decatur on March 10, 1883.
On Oct. 16, 1906 he was married to Marie McCromick (McCormick) in Springfield.
Survivors include his wife; Decatur; five sons, T. R., Decatur; V. W., Decatur; John F., Durango, Colo.; Leo J. Wilmington, Del.; Shirley, Farmington, N. M.; two sisters, Mable Garriott, Oreana; Ina Crossman, Harristown; one brother, Birgil(Virgil), St. Petersburg, Fla.; 11 grandchildren and two great grandchildren. One son preceded him in death.
Service arrangements are incomplete at J. J. Moran & Sons Funeral Home.
Decatur Herald, October 7, 1965 
Family links: 
  Seth Columbus Hanks (1859 - 1923)
  Susan Frances Bradshaw Hanks (1857 - 1897)
  Mary Marie McCormick Hanks (1881 - 1971)
  John Francis Columbus Hanks (1907 - 2006)*
  Thomas Russell Hanks (1911 - 1982)*
  James Homer Hanks (1913 - 1914)*
  Leo Jerome Hanks (1915 - 1993)*
  Vincent Willis Hanks (1918 - 1982)*
  Shirley Eugene Hanks (1919 - 1994)*
  Margaret Elizabeth Hanks (1881 - 1881)*
  Claude Russell Hanks (1883 - 1965)
  Gaylander Willis Hanks (1885 - 1944)*
  Shirley Homer Hanks (1887 - 1962)*
  Edith Hazel Hanks Jenkins (1889 - 1933)*
  Mabel Maude Hanks Garriott (1891 - 1983)*
  Virgil McKnight Hanks (1895 - 1983)*
  Ina Chloe Francis Hanks Crossman (1896 - 1988)*
*Calculated relationship
Calvary Catholic Cemetery
Macon County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Donna Kemp
Record added: Jun 05, 2009
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Claude Russell Hanks
Added by: Donna Kemp
Claude Russell Hanks
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Rest in peace.
- Barb Chandler
 Added: Feb. 22, 2013
Merry Christmas Grandpa,From all your grandkids
- Donna Kemp
 Added: Dec. 13, 2010
Love you Grandpa.
- Donna Kemp
 Added: Dec. 12, 2009

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