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Gwendolyn Beatrice "Gwen" Meadows Hanes
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Birth: May 16, 1925
Lone Grove
Carter County
Oklahoma, USA
Death: Aug. 31, 2010
Yuma County
Arizona, USA

age: 85 yrs 3 mos 25 days

Father: Eugene Meadows
Mother: Laura Meadows


A memorial service will be held Saturday, September 11 at 1 p.m. at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses for Gwen Hanes, 85, of Yuma, AZ who passed away of natural causes on Tuesday, August 31 in her home. Gary Grant will officiate and burial will later be held at Riverview Cemetery in Brawley.

Gwen was born May 16, 1925 in Lone Grove, Oklahoma and married Gerald Hanes on September 16, 1943 in Tucson, AZ. Gwen, Gerald and their children moved to California in the summer of 1965, where they continued to live in the Niland and Calipatria areas for over 20 years. Gwen was an assistant librarian for both the Calipatria and Brawley public libraries in addition to a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Gerald Hanes.

Gwen is survived by her brother, Bill Hanes and wife, Reba of Coarsegold, CA; her seven children: sons, Jerry and wife, Isabel of San Bernardino, CA, Jeff and wife, Esther of Phoenix, AZ, Jody and wife, Tanya of Flint, MI; daughters, Laura McNeill of Phoenix, AZ, Linda and husband, Casey Oyama of Calipatria, CA, Gayla Hanes and Ernie David of Tacna, AZ, and Robin and husband, Steve Gaffney of Newport Beach, CA; 20 grandchildren and 30 great-grand- children.

The family suggests memorials to Alzheimer's Association at

Published in Imperial Valley Press Online
on September 8, 2010

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  Gerald Ervin Hanes (1920 - 1987)
Riverview Cemetery District
Imperial County
California, USA
Plot: Section C; Lot 37; Space 14
Created by: Marilyn
Record added: Jul 09, 2013
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Gwendolyn Beatrice Gwen <i>Meadows</i> Hanes
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You may be gone, but you are not forgotten. May you rest in peace, Aunt Gwen. We love you very much.
- Alice
 Added: Aug. 19, 2014

- Marilyn
 Added: Jul. 9, 2013

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