Patricia Maxine Hanson

BOWIE - Patricia Maxine (Smith) Hanson,81, known as Maxine to those who knew her well, Mac to those who loved her, Mother and Grandma to those she loved most, died Nov. 26, 2014 in Bowie. Funeral services were Nov. 29 at Bellevue Church of Christ. Burial followed at Oakhill Cemetery in Stoneburg. Arrangements were entrusted to the White Family Funeral Home of Bowie. In lieu of flowers the family requests you make a donation to your favorite charity. She was born May 25, 1933, to Tom and Irene (Yarbrough) Smith south of Loraine in Mitchell County. She married Posey Joe Hanson Nov. 16, 1950, leaving her family and everything she knew, to move to Bowie. She spent the remainder of her years in the Bellevue and Bowie area making friends, a family and a life. If a kid or grandkid was involved she was too. She, along with Posey Joe, were founding members of the Jim Bowie Riding Club. She, Posey Joe, and the kids rode in many grand entries and parades. Countless hours were spent watching basketball games, attending school programs, and making sure everyone there knew which one belonged to her. She was a second mom or grandma to many as well. She treasured her church family from the Bellevue Church of Christ for 35 years. She was an active member of the community, winning a Community Service Award from the Bellevue Vol. Fire Department. She was preceded in death by her husband Posey Joe Hanson; parents Tom and Irene Smith; one brother, Eugene Smith; two brothers-in-law, Darrell Quaid and Bill Micheletti. She is survived by her four children and their spouses: Pat Kendrick and husband David of Bellevue; Carolyn Sue Terry and husband Jim of Bellevue; Jesse Hanson and wife Janine of Vashti; and Mark Hanson and wife Marsha of Bellevue; a brother Gerald Smith and wife Barbara of Plainview; two sisters Glenda Madison and husband Glenn of Stanton; Carol Micheletti of Ramona CA; one sister-in-law Pearl Smith of Loraine; 12 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; three greatgreat- grandchildren; many nieces and nephews; and friends too numerous to count.

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