Originally created 02/19/03

Mr. Rube Hankinson Sr. (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)



NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. - Mr. Rube Hankinson Sr., husband of the late Anna Jones Hankinson, of Jones Street, North Augusta, entered into rest Sunday, February 16, 2003, at his residence. Funeral service will be held Thursday, February 20, 2003, at 2 p.m. at Silver Bluff Baptist Church, Beech Island with Rev. Bennie Holmes officiating. Burial will be in Williamson Cemetery, Beech Island. He was a native of Beech Island; a member of Silver Bluff Baptist Church where he served on the Deacon Board, retired from Southern Railway after 47 years as a mechanic and a WWII veteran of the United States Army. Survivors are one daughter, Dorothy (Leotha) Harris, North Augusta; two sons, William "Jerry" (Jane) Hankinson, Aiken, Rube (Brenda) Hankinson Jr., Hephzibah; one brother, Golphin Hankinson, Augusta; two sisters, Sarah Riley, Marie Walton, Augusta; daughter-in-law, Salome Hankinson, Augusta; sister-in-law, Sadie Jones, Clearwater; 21 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; 16 great-great-grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives and friends. Williams Funeral Home, 1765 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle February 19, 2003