Thelma Hanks

Funeral services will be held Friday, July 31, 2009 at 10 a.m. at Geesey-Ferguson Funeral Home Chapel for Thelma Murphy Hanks, 87, who died Wednesday, July 29, 2009.

Rev. Roland Berry will officiate for the services. The family requests visiting hours Thursday from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Friday from 8 a.m. to service time. Burial will be in North Hanks Cemetery.

Survivors include two sons, Aubrey Hanks and his wife Beth of Crowley, Harvey Hanks and his wife Elvie of Crowley; five grandchildren, Rocky Hanks, Denise H. Guillory, Conrad Hanks, Audie Hanks and Tanya Hanks; ten great-grandchildren and five great great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Hanks was preceded in death by her husband, Ernie Hanks; her parents, Edmond and Esther Laughlin Murphy; four sisters, Edna Latiolais, Ethel Latiolais, Edith Smallwood and Elda Broussard; four brothers, Eddie Murphy, Edward Murphy, Julius Murphy and Freddie Murphy; one grandson, Shane Hanks; one great-granddaughter, Amber Guillory.

Words of comfort may be sent to the family at

Arrangements have been entrusted to Geesey-Ferguson Funeral Home of Crowley.

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