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Silvia Newton Hanks
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Birth: Jan. 18, 1885
Tipton County
Indiana, USA
Death: Aug., 1974
Monroe County
Mississippi, USA

Parents: John William Hanks and Amanda A. Craven

Siblings: Celia A. Hanks Myers, Maude Hanks Adams Curry, Emma Ellen Hanks Tuttle, Nellie Hanks Barnett, Katie Hanks Haas, Ethel Marie Hanks Douglas, William W. Hanks Sr., Loretta Fern Hanks Thompson, and Paul E. Hanks

Wife: Minnie Mullis (married 1909 Indianapolis, Marion Co., IN)

Children: Maxine F. Hanks Hadley, Lowell Montell Hanks, Imo E. Hanks Greene, Geraldine E. Hanks Ferry, Martha Evelyn Hanks Ratliff, Voyles Lamarr Hanks, Joan Hanks Risem, and Mandle Hanks

Obituary: Unidentified Newspaper August, 1974
Brother of two area women dies

ABERDEEN, Miss. Silvia Newton Hanks, 90, of Aberdeen, Miss., formerly of Decatur, died at 9 p.m. Friday in Aberdeen. He was the brother of Mrs. Emma Tuttle and Mrs. Ralph (Ethel) Douglas, both of Hindsboro.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Brintlinger's Funeral Home, Decatur, with burial in Graceland Cemetery, Decatur. Friends may call at the funeral home after 5 p.m. today.

Mr. Hanks was born in Nevada, Ind., a son of John and Amanda Cravens Hanks.

He married Minnie Mullis in 1909 in Indianapolis, Ind. She survives.

He is also survived by five daughters, Mrs. James (Imo) Green and Mrs. Joan Risem, both of Decatur, Mrs. Maxine Hadley of Laurel, Miss., Mrs. Martha Brown of Buckeye Lake, Ohio, and Mrs. Joseph (Geraldine) Ferry of Aberdeen, Miss.; two sons, Mandle of Aberdeen, Miss., and Voyles of Mobile, Ala.; four sisters, Mrs. Tuttle and Mrs. Douglas, both of Hinsboro, Mrs. Nellie Barnett of Murdock and Mrs. Kenny (Katie) Haas of Indianapolis, Ind.; two brothers, Paul of Indianapolis, Ind., and William of Urbana; 21 grandchildren, 44 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

Mr. Hanks was a retired well driller and formerly employed at Green's Food Market.

Family links: 
  Imo Emogene Hanks Greene (1912 - 2004)*
  Mandel Keith Hanks (1914 - 1991)*
  Geraldine E. Hanks Ferry (1916 - 1993)*
*Calculated relationship
Graceland Cemetery
Macon County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Mark E. Wirey
Record added: Feb 07, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 33625119
Silvia Newton Hanks
Added by: Ron Hanks
Silvia Newton Hanks
Added by: Mark E. Wirey
Silvia Newton Hanks
Added by: Mark E. Wirey
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