02/24/08 — ATHA G. HANGER

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Oct.18, 1931-Feb. 23, 2008

Atha Gainey Hanger, 76, died today at Kitty Askins. She was the daughter of the late Milton and Martha Gainey, and the widow of the late Milton M. Hanger.

Graveside services were held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Wayne Memorial Park with the Rev. Kevin Lowery officiating.

Mrs. Hanger is survived by her son, Lewis Allen Wilkerson of Goldsboro; three daughters, Wendy Smith, of Goldsboro, Atha I. Hanger, of Goldsboro, and Tina Massey, of Belfast; a brother, James Lewis Gainey, of Maryland; three sisters, Mary Ann Coble, of Chapel Hill, Grace Cruse, of La-Grange, and Janet Chase, of Kenly; 10 grandchildren, Kimberley, Brittani, Heather, Tiffany, Tracy, Aaron, Brandon, Paul, David, Michelle, Lisa, and Philip; 13 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

She was predeceased by one grandchild, Jamie.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service and at other times at the home of Aaron Howell, 708 Pittman St., Goldsboro.

Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home and Crematory of Goldsboro is serving the family and online condolences may be sent through www.shumate-faulk.com.


Published in Obituaries on February 24, 2008 12:43 PM