Joyce (Payne) Hanks Obituary
Grandson Calvin and wife Allison Three sisters Shirley, Jennifer, Loretta and mother Elsie

There are 108 photos in the gallery

Service Information

 
In Memory of

Joyce Faye (Payne) Hanks

February 13, 1941 - January 16, 2013
Obituary

Joyce Payne Hanks, 71, of Chattanooga, TN, passed away Wednesday, January 16, 2013. A native of Altavista, VA, she has been a resident of the Chattanooga area since 1977, and was retired from Hamilton County Schools. She was the daughter of the late James H. and Elsie B. Payne and was the wife of the late Lester C. "Tex" Hanks. She was also preceded in death by two sisters, Jennifer Peterson and Shirley Ferguson as well as two grandchildren. Survivors include her ten children, Wanda Hoffmaster and Sandra Hanks both of Chesapeake, VA, James "Johnny" Hanks, Clifford Hanks, Michael (Andrea) Hanks, Stacy Hanks, Tracy (Tonya) Hanks,...
Joyce Payne Hanks, 71, of Chattanooga, TN, passed away Wednesday, January 16, 2013. A native of Altavista, VA, she has been a resident of the Chattanooga area since 1977, and was retired from Hamilton County Schools. She was the daughter of the late James H. and Elsie B. Payne and was the wife of the late Lester C. "Tex" Hanks. She was also preceded in death by two sisters, Jennifer Peterson and Shirley Ferguson as well as two grandchildren. Survivors include her ten children, Wanda Hoffmaster and Sandra Hanks both of Chesapeake, VA, James "Johnny" Hanks, Clifford Hanks, Michael (Andrea) Hanks, Stacy Hanks, Tracy (Tonya) Hanks, William "Rusty" (DeAnne) Hanks and Calvin W. Hanks all of Chattanooga and Teresa Hanks of Sterling Heights, MI; 19 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; sister, Loretta (Ronald) Bennett; Chillicothe, OH. Local funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday in the Valley View Chapel with the Rev. Dale Lovelady officiating. The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. Friday at the Funeral Home. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Hillcrest Memorial Park in Augusta, GA with the Rev. Joe Lusk officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family request memorial contributions may be made to at St. Jude.org or to the American Society at cancer.org. Arrangements are by the Valley View Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, 7414 Old Lee Highway.

"joyce here its christmas time and you are missed daily rest in peace special lady" merri ann norton (hixson, TN)

This Guest Book has 15 entries. View Complete Guest Book

Personalize Your Tribute

Share photos, videos and more with Legacy Memorial Websites. Find out more.

 
Start Planning Today

Make Your Plan Today

Preplanning your funeral or cemetery arrangements gives you and your loved ones peace of mind. Don't wait. Make your plan online today.
Plan Online Now
Send a Card
Send Meals to the Family

Audio Condolences

Use your phone to dial in a free personalized message. Click here to make an entry or listen to recordings from friends and family.