Rufus Edward HANLEY Mini tree diagram


about 19291 - 3rd Sep 19891

Life History

about 1929

Born in Norman, Cleveland, Oklahoma.1

3rd Sep 1989

Died in Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas.1

"after a long illness"

before 6th Sep 1989

Buried in Greenwood Memorial Park, Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas.1

Other facts


Married Rufus Edward HANLEY


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    Jo Anne Hanley

    Jo Anne Hanley, a special education teacher with the Fort Worth schools, died Sunday [3 September 1989] after a long illness. She was 60.

    Memorial services were held at Ridglea Christian Church. Burial was held in the Greenwood Memorial Park. Shannon South Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements.

    Mrs. Hanley was born in Norman, OK, and moved with her parents to Okemah, OK, at age 2. She was graduated from Okemah High School in 1947.

    She attended Cottey College in Nevada, MO, and was graduated with a bachelor of arts degree from East Central Oklahoma State University in Ada. She also had attended Texas Christian University and Texas Woman's University.

    Mrs. Hanley taught school in Amarillo, Okemah and Manchester, N.H., and had been a special education teacher with the Fort Worth School district 20 years.

    She was a member of Daughters of American Revolution and Chapter DE of PEO. She was a member of Ridglea Christian Church, where (column 2) she was a diaconate. She was a past president of Christian Women's Fellowship and had been church organist 14 years.

    The family suggests memorials be made to Ridglea Christian Church Pipe Organ Fund or the American Cancer Society.

    Survivors include her husband, R. Edward Hanley Jr. of Fort Worth; two daughters, Susan Beth Turner and Jane Ellen Jorgenson, both of Fort Worth; mother, Leona Abshier of Okemah; a brother, Dorcey Abshier of Buena Park, CA; and three grandchildren.

    Also sisters-in-law, Mable Hatfield, Mary Tugman, Ellen Howell, Jewell Keeler and Bessie Hanley, all of Lindsay.

    --  Lindsay News, Lindsay Oklahoma, exact date of publication unknown, about 6 September 1989;  clipping courtesy of Lou Ila Jenkins, found among her papers when her house was being cleared in July 2019 after she moved.

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