Merced Express

Fri. Sept 12, 1930


Mrs. Fannie D. Hannah, for many years a highly respected resident of Merced, passed away Tuesday at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Zellah Hunter, at Bradley, Monterey county, where she had been residing for he past two years.

Mrs. Hannah was born in Macon county, Missouri, May 11, 1862. She grew to womanhood there and for several years was engaged in teaching school. In 1888 she came to Merced and two years later was married to Robert D. Hannah, who passed away in this city in March, 1928. Shortly after Mr. Hannah's death she moved to Bradley to make her home with her daughter. For many years she was active in church work as a member of the Central Presbyterian Church, and had a host of friends and acquaintances who admired her for her many noble womanly virtues.

Surviving relatives are her daughter, Mrs. Hunter of Bradley, and two sons, Luther D. and Elbert L. Hannah of Merced.

Funeral services were held in the Janns & Ivers Funeral chapel Thursday afternoon, the Rev. David McMartin, pastor of the Central Presbyterian

Church, officiating, and interment was in the Hannah family lot in the Odd Fellows' Cemetery. The pall- bearers, all cousins of Mrs. Hannah, were W. E. Landram, H. K. Landram, Finis Landram, Herbert Landram, Hughbert Landram and John W. Landram.


Contributed by; Carol Lackey