Joseph Marion "Joe" Hanks

Lewiston Morning Tribune
Tuesday, September 29, 1931

Joseph M. Hanks Dies At Hospital

Prominent Farmer and Pioneer of Lenore Passes Away - Funeral To Be Wednesday at 10 A.M.

Joseph M. Hanks, 51, prominent farmer and pioneer resident of Lenore died of an obstruction of the bowels at St. Joseph's hospital at 3 o'clock yesterday morning. He was brought to Lewiston for treatment one week ago. Mr. Hanks was school trustee in his district for several terms and was a good roads advocate.

He is survived by a widow and nine children, Mrs. Ethel Miller, Lewiston Orchards; Mrs. Muriel McFadden, Lenore; Marion Hanks and Wilmer Hanks, both of Southwick; Ralph Hanks, Lois Hanks, Forest Hanks, Elvin Hanks, Maxine Hanks, all living at home; a mother, Mrs. Elizabeth Jackson, of Lenore; three sisters, Mrs. Anna Kight,Tillamook, Ore.; Moltie Hanks, Spokane; Mrs. Myrtle Frost, Lewiston Orchards, and a half brother, Charles Jackson, of Shelton, Wash.

Funeral Wednesday.

The body is resting at the Brower-Wann parlors. Funeral services will be held at the Lenore schoolhouse at 10 o'clock tomorrow morning, interment to be in the Sunnyside cemetery at Lenore.

Contributed by Bailey

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