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 www.westsideleitzeagan.com.