Gunter- Services will be
held Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. in the Valley Church of Christ for Mr. Royal
Archie Hanning, 87-year-old retired manufacturing supervisor of Gunter,
who died at his residence Sunday.
T.A. Monk and Edgar Lee Doggett will officiate with
burial in Van Alstyne Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of
Flesher Funeral Home.
Born in Dorchester, the son of Mr. and Mrs. William
O. Hanning, he married Zilla Lowe May 1, 1925. Following her death
in 1976, he married Ruth strong Sept. 26, 1981.
Mr. Hanning was a farmer and rancher for many years
and managed Double B. Manufacturing in Van Alstyne from 1965 to 1977.
He was active in the Van Alstyne Chamber of Commerce. He was a member
of the Valley Church of Christ, where he was an elder for many years.
Survivors are his wife, Ruth Hanning of Gunter; daughtersOuida
Hazelton of Gunter and Nelda Lair of Sherman; sons, Roy Merle Hanning of
Van Alstyne and Bill Mack Hanning of Denison; foster daughter, Gloria Jean
Smith of Littleton, Colo.; sister, Mae Lankford of Howe; brother, Homer
Hanning of Denison; 10 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
The family will be at the funeral home from 7 to 8
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association.