Kitty Elizabeth Hankins   Kitty, 79, of Orange, Texas, passed away Monday, June 16, 2008 at Savoy Medical Center in Mamou, Louisiana.

Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m., Friday, June 20th, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be Reverend Bruce McGraw of First Church of The Nazarene. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.

Visitation will be from 5-9 p.m., Thursday the 19th, at Claybar Funeral Home.

Kitty was born December 9, 1928, in Orange, Texas and was the daughter of Benjamin and Jessie (Stockman) Berwick. She was a life long resident of Orange and worked in the Food Service Industry for many years.

She is preceded in death by her parents and her husband, John Howard Hankins.

Those left to cherish her memory are her daughters, Shirley Menier, of Mamou, LA., Liz Bearden and husband Jim Sharon, of Orange, TX., Becky Milford, of Houston, TX., Suzy Patterson and husband Buddy, of Nederland, TX.; her sons, John Davis and wife Carolyn, of Orange, TX., Sam Anderson, Jr. and wife Connie, of Jacksonville, FL., Benny Kent Anderson and wife Michelle, of Bridge City, TX., Walter Wayne Anderson, of Nederland, TX.,; sisters, Betty Jean Roberts, of California, Beatrice Vercher, of Orange, TX.; a brother, Perry Bonnin, Jr., of Deweyville, TX,; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.

Serving as pallbearers are Skeet Fontenot, Joshua Anderson, Benny Anderson, Sam Anderson, Wayne Anderson and John Davis.

Serving as honorary pallbearers are Shirley Menier and Jim Sharon Beardon.