May 16, 1929
H. O. Hannah Passes Away
Pioneer Citizen Was Known Through Southwest as a Leading Florist
H. O. Hannah, 77, died at a local sanitarium at 4:10 o'clock Friday
an operation. He had been critically ill for several weeks.
Mr. Hannah was born in Randolph county, Missouri, September 12, 1852.
He received his early
school training in a country school. He attended a Presbyterian
Mound, Mo., and later was graduated from the North Missouri State
For two years he taught school in Missouri and for three years in
He returned in 1880 to Moberly, Missouri, where he lived until he came
to Sherman in 1895.
His first business venture in Texas was building and loan.
He was secretary of the Equitable Savings and Building Association. After following
this profession for five years he entered the florist business to.....
May 28, 1929
Mrs. E.R. Hickerson's Brother Dies in Texas
Hannah, 78, formber Moberly resident, and for a number of years a
florist at Sherman,Texas, died in Sherman Friday and funeral services
were held there Sunday.
sister, Mrs. E.R. Hickerson, 315 South Williams street, is expected to
return to Moberly tonight after spending the past week in Sherman.
Hannah is survived by one son, Fred Hannah of Sherman; two sisters,
Mrs. Hickerson of Moberly and Mrs. E.E. Hawkes of Chicago, Illinois;
and three brothers, O.E. Hannah, Tavares, Florida; Wilbut Hannah,
Moberly; and Frank Hannah, New York City. Mrs. J.F. McLellan of
Moberly is a niece.