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Allan Wayne Hanks, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, April 10, 2003, at Missouri Veterans Home.
He was born Nov. 25, 1917, in Commerce, Texas, son of Columbus Franklin and Bertha O. Hale Hanks.
Hanks was a 1939 graduate of Fornfelt High School. He worked for Cotton Belt Railroad at Fornfelt and then at Pine Bluff, Ark. He later worked for Rockwell International in California.
He was a member of Centenary United Methodist Church, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Scottish Rite of Freemasonry, Moolah Temple, Shrine Club, and 32nd Degree member of H.O. Grauel Masonic Lodge 672.
Hanks served in the U.S. Army from Feb. 3, 1942, to June 12, 1946.
Survivors include a brother, R. Victor "Buddy" Hanks of Moline, Ill.
He was preceded in death by two brothers.
Friends may call at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home after 11 a.m. Saturday.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with Dr. Clayton Smith officiating. Burial will be in Cape County Memorial Park.