George L. Hanks

April 9, 1927January 6, 2013

George L. Hanks, 85, of Covington, LA, died Sunday, January 6, 2013 at Lakeview Hospital in Covington. Mr. Hanks was a native of Bratt, FL and has resided most of his life in Westwego, LA. He belonged to Square and Compass Masonic Lodge in Kenner, LA and was a member of the VFW and American Legion. He was the beloved husband of Marie M. Hanks for over 57 years. Survivors include two sons, Ronald Hanks and Bill Hanks of Mobile, Al; three daughters Bobbie McLaney of Flowery Branch, GA, Tammy Schuler of Monroe, LA, and Hope Zamora-McElreath of Covington, LA; One sister, Mrs Marnelle Weekley of Pensacola, FL and one brother, Mr. J.D. Hanks of Almore, AL, as well as a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, nephews, nieces, other relatives, and friends.

A Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel of Westside Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home, 5101 Westbank Expressway, on Friday, January 11, 2013 at 1:00 PM. Visitation will begin at 11:00 AM. Interment will be in Westlawn Cemetery. Express condolences at


  • Visitation Friday, January 11, 2013
  • Funeral Service Friday, January 11, 2013

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Hope Zamora

February 21, 2013

Thanking of you Dad ?
In this picture I was on the phone with you. :)

Destiny Zamora

January 20, 2013

Pawpaw i was thinkin bout yu tonight as i do everyday just layin n bed rememberin all u ever had tew say i wish i could hav said more tew yu b4 yu left but i guess it was fa da best i kno yu didnt want me or mama see yu die but we wish we had dat chance tew say dat one last guddbye wen we wlked n we knew yu was alreadii gone for i held yu tight as yu lay pain free i hope yu felt n heard me as i told yu i loved yu n smiled so bright as i always hav told yu not once but more den twice i lov yu pawpaw n yu will always be n mi life as i go on through life i shall kept yu n mi heart n still hold yu just as tight

Hope Zamora

January 14, 2013

Just because her eyes don't tear all the time, doesn't mean her heart don't cry. ?
We Love you and miss you more than words can express Dad!

Bobbie McLaney

January 13, 2013

I miss and love you dad.

George Hanks

January 12, 2013

Marie Long

January 11, 2013

"Heeeey Cowboy!"Will always be in my heart and always remembered because of you Uncle Hanks... We will always love you. RIP

January 10, 2013

We had the pleasure of meeting Mr George at the Waffle House many mornings in Covington, LA He Always smiled and had such interesting stories of his travels. We also live in Penn Mill Lakes Subdivision. RIP, Mr George. Barbara & Ed

Donna Hanks-Hall

January 10, 2013

I was blessed to have GL Hanks as my Uncle. He always made me smile and had a funny story to tell me. He reminded me so much of his mother, Grandma Hanks. I know that they are having a glad reunion up in Heaven!!!!

January 9, 2013

So sorry to hear about Mr. Hanks our deepest sympathy to the family.

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John & Valerie Bumgarden

January 9, 2013

Nanny We are sorry to hear about Parrins passing. Love you If we can help contact us.