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 Haskel Milburn Shanks

Haskel Milburn Shanks

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Death 7 Nov 2007 (aged 79)
Burial Kingsport, Sullivan County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID 111812986 · View Source
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KINGSPORT - Haskel M. Shanks, 79, died Wednesday.

His family stated, " God called and Haskel answered."

He was a son of the late John Ober and Bertha Crabtree Shanks of the Milburnton community in Greene County.

Mr. Shanks attended Chuckey High School, now Chuckey-Doak High School, in Greene County.

He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

Mr. Shanks retired from Quebecor Book Manufacturing Company in 1993.

"He was a Christian, publicly accepting Christ as his Savior during his teen years.

"Haskel was a member of a United Brethren church for several years. After moving to Kingsport, was a member of a Southern Baptist church for the rest of his life," his family noted.


He was preceded in death by a sister: Mauveline Shanks Simpson; and three brothers: Leonard Keith Shanks, Oran Ralph Shanks, and John Thurman Shanks.

The family will receive friends from 2-4 p.m. Saturday at Oak Grove Baptist Church in Mount Carmel.

A celebration service will be held at 4 o'clock at the church. Dr. Randall Pressnell and the Rev. T. Richard Harris will officiate.

Entombment will follow in Oak Hill Mausoleum in Kingsport.


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  • Created by: North Carolina Roots
  • Added: 5 Jun 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 111812986
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Haskel Milburn Shanks (23 Feb 1928–7 Nov 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 111812986, citing Oak Hill Memorial Park, Kingsport, Sullivan County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by North Carolina Roots (contributor 47980288) .