Nancy Hanks Dewar
January 11, 1939 – June 14, 2019
Nancy Hanks Dewar went to be with the Lord on June 14, 2019 after a long and courageous battle with cancer. She was born on January 11, 1939 in Bryan, TX to Lt. Col. Lester and Melba Hanks. She was a loving mother, grandmother and friend who will be dearly missed. Nancy received her B.A. from George Washington University. She had a very diverse professional career; working at the Pentagon, as a flight attendant for Braniff Airlines and as a mortgage broker to name a few. Nancy was also involved with many organizations such as the Assistance League of San Antonio, Daughters of the Republic of Texas, and Daughters of the American Revolution. She was preceded in death by her parents, Lt. Col. Lester and Melba Hanks.
Nancy is survived by her sons; Chris Dewar and wife Elizabeth, Michael and wife Jennifer; and grandchildren Holden, Lindsay and Bobby.
Memorial Service will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, June 18 at Alamo Heights Methodist Church (Garden Chapel) 825 E. Basse Rd., San Antonio, TX 78209. Condolences may be offered at www.sunsetfuneralhomesa.com.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.
- Nancy is survived by her sons; Chris Dewar and wife Elizabeth, Michael and wife Jennifer; and grandchildren Holden, Lindsay and Bobby.
- Memorial Service Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Nancy Hanks Dewar
June 17, 2019
Nancy's bright smile and delightful wit will be greatly missed. I knew Nancy through the McNay Art Museum and The San Antonio Petroleum Club. She was always ready to volunteer. Such a beautiful lady inside and out. Rest in peace, Nancy.
Ms. Clyde Osterhaus Thayer
June 16, 2019
On behalf of the Bexar Hugs Auxiliary of Assistance League of San Antonio, I would like to offer our condolences to the family of Nancy Hanks Dewar.
Although Nancy was no longer an active member of our organization, she was highly valued for her volunteer work with us in past years.
Our thoughts and prayers are with her sons and their families at this time ...