Rock Hill -Mrs. Barbara Abernathy Hanna, 79, passed away Wednesday, July 25, 2018 at Piedmont Medical Center, Rock Hill.


A celebration of life service for Mrs. Hanna will be Friday, July 27, 2018 at 11:00 am at Westminster Presbyterian Church Sanctuary, 1320 India Hook Road, Rock Hill, SC, followed by a visitation with family and friends in the Ann Burns Sanford Parlor. Burial will be private.


Mrs. Hanna was born in Rock Hill, SC to the late Samuel Randolph Abernathy and Edna Goley Abernathy. She was owner of Hanna Realty and Executive Mortgage Company; past President of Rock Hill Women’s Club; an avid bridge player; she loved sewing and quilting and was affectionally known as “Mimi”.


Mrs. Hanna is survived by her loving husband of 61 years, Herbert Alexander Hanna, Jr., of Rock Hill; her daughters, Jan H. Elliott (Allen) of Rock Hill and Ashley H. Merkel (Chris) of Dallas, TX; her sister, Frances West of Tampa, FL; her grandchildren whom she loved dearly, Hanna Buchner (Brad), Allen Elliott, Jr. (Christie), Alex Merkel and Emily Merkel; her great-grandchildren, Chandler Elliott, Tatum Buchner and Liam Elliott.


In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Shriner’s Hospital for Children, 950 West Faris Street, Greenville, SC 29605.

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