OBITUARY

Joyce Faye (Payne) Hanks

February 13, 1941January 16, 2013
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Joyce Payne Hanks, 71, of Chattanooga, TN, passed away Wednesday, January 16, 2013. A native of Altavista, VA, she has been a resident of the Chattanooga area since 1977, and was retired from Hamilton County Schools. She was the daughter of the late James H. and Elsie B. Payne and was the wife of the late Lester C. “Tex” Hanks. She was also preceded in death by two sisters, Jennifer Peterson and Shirley Ferguson as well as two grandchildren. Survivors include her ten children, Wanda Hoffmaster and Sandra Hanks both of Chesapeake, VA, James “Johnny” Hanks, Clifford Hanks, Michael (Andrea) Hanks, Stacy Hanks, Tracy (Tonya) Hanks, William “Rusty” (DeAnne) Hanks and Calvin W. Hanks all of Chattanooga and Teresa Hanks of Sterling Heights, MI; 19 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; sister, Loretta (Ronald) Bennett; Chillicothe, OH. Local funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday in the Valley View Chapel with the Rev. Dale Lovelady officiating. The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. Friday at the Funeral Home. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Hillcrest Memorial Park in Augusta, GA with the Rev. Joe Lusk officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family request memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at St. Jude.org or to the American Society at cancer.org. Arrangements are by the Valley View Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, 7414 Old Lee Highway.

Services

  • Funeral Service Saturday, January 19, 2013
  • Visitation Friday, January 18, 2013
  • Graveside service Sunday, January 20, 2013
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Joyce Faye (Payne) Hanks

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merri ann norton

December 10, 2013

joyce here its christmas time and you are missed daily rest in peace special lady

Kate Bennett (Merritt)

January 20, 2013

Aunt Joyce,

I have so many great memories of visits to your home when I was young. You had a love for life and a love for your family. You will be missed by many. Love, Kate

Robert Bennett

January 20, 2013

To all my cousins, sorry about the loss of your mother ,we will all miss her,she was a great aunt. We love you all. Emily,Robin,Robbie,and Robert Bennett Chillicothe,Ohio

Loretta Bennett

January 20, 2013

Joyce, We will miss you so much. We had so many good times together that I will cherish for the rest of my days. I will love you forever. Your sister Loretta.

John Corcoran

January 18, 2013

Sandy,
I am sorry for your loss, I wall always remeber Joyce, she is at peace now, she is truley in a better place.

wendy and renny pangan

January 18, 2013

Dear Family Uncle Renny and I were so sorry to hear about your mom. Our prayers and hearts go out to all of you. My God be with each of you. Heaven has another angels.

wendy and renny pangan

January 18, 2013

Dear Family Uncle Renny and I were so sorry to hear about your mom. Our prayers and hearts go out to all of you. My God be with each of you. Heaven has another angel.

wendy and renny pangan

January 18, 2013

Dear Family Uncle Renny and I were so sorry to hear about your mom. Our prayers and hearts go out to all of you. My God be with each of you. Heaven has another angels.

January 18, 2013

Wanda, Robbie, Adam, Zack and family,
Thinking of you and praying for you during your loss.
Love,
Sharon, Russell and Brittney Bolden

January 18, 2013

Wanda, Robbie, Adam, Zack and family,
Thinking of you and keeping you in our prayers.
Love,
Grandma and Popa,
Coren and Bobby Bolden