Mable Hankins


STAR CITY — Mable Furniss Hankins age 95 of Star City, formerly of Monticello passed away Thursday at JRMC in Pine Bluff. She was born April 27, 1918 in Mississippi to the late Charlie Furniss and Rosie Lee Kizer Furniss.

She was the widow of Leon Hankins, retired from Burlington Industries and was a member of Second Baptist Church in Monticello. She was also preceded in death by one daughter, Bobbie Rose Ferguson, one brother, Ira Furniss, three sisters, Christine Sivils, Daisy Gilliam and Mollie Worbington.

Survivors include one son, James Adrian Hankins of Wills Point, TX; one daughter, Jeanette Hankins Phelps of Star City; one grandson, Frank Groves of Monticello; five granddaughters, Jennifer Stone and husband Steve of Star City, Victoria Hamilton and husband Billy of Tyler, TX, Adrianne Granger and husband Cammon of Wills Point, TX, Melani Summers and husband Steve of Fayetteville, AR and Michele Gainer and husband Gregg of Johnson, AR; sixteen great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Funeral service will be 2:00 pm Saturday at Stephenson-Dearman Chapel with burial in Campground Cemetery. Visitation 1:00 pm until service time Saturday. Online guestbook www.stephensondearman.com.