Patsy Mae (Day) Hanks
Funeral services for Patsy Mae (Day) Hanks, 80, Clinton resident, were held Monday afternoon in the Arapaho First Baptist Church, officiated by Rev. Wendell Folsom and Rev. Loyd Hall.
Mrs. Hanks died early Sunday, June 29, 2014, in her Clinton residence. She was born, along with her twin sister, Peggy, on June 22, 1934 in Camargo, the daughter of Oan Fredrick Day and Bertha Jane (Colvard) Day.
She was raised in Camargo and graduated from Camargo High School in 1953. She also attended vocational technical classes and received a certificate in business administration.
On Aug. 14, 1961, she married Claud Hanks, and they made their home in Wellington, Texas, for a short time before moving back to Custer County, first living in Clinton and then settling in Arapaho in 1973.
Due to illness, they recently moved into the home of daughter and son-in-law, Brenda and Thomas Jennings, in Clinton.
Mrs. Hanks was an active member of the Arapaho First Baptist Church.
Preceding her in death were her parents; a brother, Fred Day; and a great-grandson, Braydon Sorter.
Survivors include her husband, Claud, of the home; three daughters, Pam Belcher, of Clinton, Brenda Jennings and her husband, Thomas, of Clinton and Penny Hampton and her husband, Larry, of Edmond; her twin sister, Peggy Goodson, of Woodward, and sisters, Barbara Arnold and her husband, Dale, of Woodward and Karen Haney and her husband, Gary, of Elk City; a brother, Sanie Day and his wife, Edna, of Okeene; 10 grandchildren, Amber Sorter, Erin Giles, Bethany Richardson, Ali Belcher, Jacob Jennings, Colby Jennings, Sarah Jennings, Britini King, Brooke Hampton and Tyler Hampton; nine great-grandchildren, Kyler Sorter, Dyson Sorter, Jacob Sorter, Kinley Giles, Camdon Giles, Ethen Richardson, Aydan Richardson, Ace Jennings and Dan Jennings; and a great-great-grandchild, Brently Sorter.
Burial was in the Arapaho Cemetery, under the direction of the Kiesau-Lee Funeral Home.