Joseph Oscar Hankins

Joseph Oscar Hankins

Erath County, Texas, USA
Death 25 Apr 1969 (aged 78)
Palo Pinto County, Texas, USA
Burial Sturdivant, Palo Pinto County, Texas, USA
Plot C2 #26
Memorial ID 30046282 · View Source
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1) Effie Arkana Bell Hankins 1910
2) Martha Davis Hankins (1902-1919) 1917
3) Josephine "josie" Gunsolus Hankins 1939
4) Martha E Way Hankins (1871 - 1950)
5) Ella Isbell Freeman Davis Hankins 1950

Of a total of 5 wives, he only had 2 children & that was with his first wife, who died after giving birth to Effie Josephine Hankins.

Joseph Hankins Funeral Services to be on Monday
Funeral services for Joseph Oscar Hankins, 78, will be held at the Baum-Carlock-Bumgardner Chapel at 3:00 p.m. Monday, April 28. Interment will be made in the Sturdivant Cemetery, southwest of Mineral Wells. Rev. Bobby L. Hadaway will officiate.

Hankins lived at 707 Southwest 22nd St. He died in the local hospital late Friday, April 26, at 4:05 p.m., after a short illness.

The deceased is survived by his wife, Mrs. Ella Hankins, a daughter, Mrs. Josephine Thomas of Mineral Wells, a daughter-in-law, Mrs. Myrtle Hyatt of Fort Worth; 9 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.

Hankins was born on Sept. 1, 1890, in Erath County, and had spent most of his life in Mineral Wells. His parents were the late Joe and Josephine Smith Hankins. He and Miss Ella Davis Freeman were married in Palo Pinto in Jun2, 1951.

Most of his life he worked as a laborer, but he retired. He was a member of the Lawn Terrace Baptist Church.

Pallbearers for the funeral will be Johnny Thomas, Ernie Thomas, Anthony Thomas, Sunday Ames Thomas, Leo Logan, Jr., and Richard Steiner. - obituary

1. 1900 census - Comanche Co., TX: Pct. #3, E.D. 30, p. 11B [157B], 179/192 [b. Sep 1890 TX].
2. Marriage record.
3. Funeral Register (Baum-Carlock-Bumgardner).
4. Obituary, "Mineral Wells Index," 27 Apr 1969.
5. Tombstone.

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