Mary Belle <I>Altizer</I> Hankins

Mary Belle Altizer Hankins

Tazewell County, Virginia, USA
Death 21 May 1978 (aged 88)
Bristol, Sullivan County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Richlands, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA
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Mrs. John M. (Mary Bell) Hankins, 88, of Bristol Nursing Home, Bristol, TN, formerly of Richlands, died Sunday, May 21, at the Nursing Home following a lengthy illness.
Born in Tazewell county, she was a daughter of the late Alex and Nannie Whittaker Altizer, both Tazewell County natives. She had spent most of her life in Tazewell County and was a member of the Pounding Mill Christian Church.
She was instrumental in helping organize the Hankins Cemetery Association in Richlands which has been responsible for the care and upkeep of the cemetery for a number of years. She was preceded in death by her husband, John M. Hankins and one son, William P. Hankins. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.
Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Leroy Dupong (Jeanette) Yager of Richmond and Mrs. Donald K. (Midge) Blankenship of
Jonesville; two sons, Henry Hankins of Roanoke and Johnny Hankins of Castlewood; nine grandchildren and seven great-grand children.
Funeral services will be held at 11 am today at the Hurst-Scott Funeral Home chapel with Rev. Paul D. Quirk and Rev. Calvin Maas officiating. Burial will follow in the Hankins Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Raymond Patrick, Ernest (Freck) French, Lowell Compton, Raymond L. Kimbel, Bill Shreve, Bill Allison, Henry Altizer and Larry Ramsey.
The family requests that donations be made to the Hankins Cemetery Association in care of Mrs. Betty Steven, 870 East
St., Richlands, VA 24641.

Richlands News Press May 24, 1978

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  • Created by: Polly Fry Hagerman
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  • Find A Grave Memorial 60396025
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Belle Altizer Hankins (20 May 1890–21 May 1978), Find A Grave Memorial no. 60396025, citing Hankins Cemetery, Richlands, Tazewell County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Polly Fry Hagerman (contributor 47161889) .