Harold Gene Hanna

Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Harold Gene Hanna

Harold Gene Hanna, 88, of Piggott, Ark., died Monday, November 20, 2017, in Greene County, Ark., as the result of an automobile accident.

He was born January 25, 1929, in Sardis, Tenn., to James Aubrey Hanna and Trudy Lee (Moore) Hanna, who farmed and raised livestock.

Harold was hired in 1947 by Brown Shoe Company and was transferred to the Brown Shoe Manufacturing facility in Piggott where he was employed as a machinist and foreman until his retirement in 1984. He worked part-time at Piggott State Bank, following retirement.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Barney Hanna, and a son, James “Jimmy” Hanna.

Harold is survived by his wife, Sylvia Jean “Sue” Self of the home; a sister, Charlene (Hanna) Bartliff of Atlanta, Ga.; a daughter, Tabatha Dunlap of Little Rock; a son, Derek Hanna of DeRidder, La.; his three granddaughters, Samantha Chandler of Cabot, Sabra Hanna of Monroe, La., and Ashtyn Hanna of West Point, NY; a great-granddaughter, Isabella Chandler of Cabot; a daughter-in-law, Merita Graddy Hanna of Piggott, and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and in-laws.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2, at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Piggott with Bro. Todd Self officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations to the Emmanuel Baptist Church, of Piggott.

Arrangements by Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home, of Piggott, with online guestbook and condolences at www.hoggardfuneralhome.com