Mable Furniss Hankins

Mable Furniss Hankins

Mable Furniss Hankins, 95 of Star City, formerly of Monticello passed away April 17, 2014 at Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Pine Bluff.

She was born April 27, 1918 in Athelstan, Ark. and was the daughter of the late Charley Furniss and Rosa 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, Texas; one daughter, Jeanette Hankins Phelps of Star City; one grandson, Frank Groves of Monticello; five granddaughters, Jennifer Stone and husband Steven of Star City, Victoria Hamilton and husband Billy of Canton, Texas, Adrianne Granger and husband Cammon of Wills Point, Texas, Melani Summers and husband Steve of Fayetteville, AR and Michele Gainer and husband Gregg of Johnson, Ark.; 16 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held April 19 at 2 p.m. at Stephenson Dearman Funeral Home in Monticello. Burial will be at Campground Cemetery in Drew County. Visitation is April 19 from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m. at the funeral home.