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Funeral services for Eva May Hankins, 50, of 503 Stanford Ave., Richland, Washington, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday February 26, at the Christian Church in Richland, Oregon. The Rev. Chester A. Stewart will officiate and vault interment will follow in the family plot at the Eagle Valley Cemetery in Richland. The arrangements are under the direction of Grays West and Co. Pioneer Chapel.
Mrs. Hankins died Friday at a hospital in Boise, Idaho, after an extended illness. She was born February 5, 1924, in Seattle, Washington. She attended schools at Homestead, Eagles Valley High School and graduated from Pine Valley High School. She was married to F. Doyle Hankins in Lewiston, Idaho, on December 2, 1963. With her family she lived in Homestead, Richland and Halfway, Oregon, and San Rafael, California, before moving to Richland, Washington, several years ago. She was a member of the Christian Church.
She is survived by her husband, Doyle, at home; one daughter, Jean Neill of Warren, Arkansas; step-children Sonya MacAuliffe of Tacoma, Washington, and F. Doyle Hankins, Jr. of Seattle, Washington; her father and mother, James and Ruth Taylor Mills of Richland, Oregon, one sister, Bonnie Trimble of Richland, Oregon; two grandchildren and five step-grandchildren; aunts, Myrtle Wells, Fannie Blank, and Maggie Wells all of Richland, Oregon and Gadys Rainey of Portland; uncles, Morris Wells, Elmer Blank and Harley Wells all of Richland, Oregon and Jim Rainey of Portland and one great-aunt, Verna Wallace of Richland, Oregon.
Source: Baker Democrat Herald, Baker City, Oregon, February 23, 1974, page 2
Contributed by: Sue Wells