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Rev. Louie Barrett Hanna

The Rev. Louie Barrett Hanna, 93, of Scheller died 
at 5:15 p.m. Monday, Jan. 3, 2005, in Good Samaritan R.H.C. in Mt. Vernon.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 7, at Brayfield-Gilbert 
Funeral Home in Sesser, with the Rev. Kent Dunford officiating. Burial 
will be in Old Baptist Cemetery in Scheller. Friends may call after 5 
p.m. Thursday, Jan. 6, to the funeral home. 

He was born Jan. 29, 1911, in Scheller, the son of William Marion and 
Anna (Barrett) Hanna. He married Gladys Alene (Pitchford) Hanna on 
Nov. 7, 1931, and she preceded him in death on Dec. 26, 1987. 
The Rev. Hanna was pastor of many Free Will Baptist churches all over 
Southern Illinois. 

Survivors include a daughter, Ruth Wells and husband, Marion, of Sesser; 
a son, William L. Hanna and wife, Dorris, of Emden; seven grandchildren and 
14 great-grandchildren. 

His parents, wife, and one brother, Arnold, preceded him in death.

Date: January 5, 2005
Source: Benton Evening News
Submitted by:  Robert W. Loman

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