Candler - Joe Hannah, 78, died Sunday, November 15, 2009, at Canton Chris tian Convalescent
A native of Macon County, he was a son of the late Henry and Willie Green Hannah. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife,
Ollivee Carver Hannah, who died in 2003.
He was a United States Navy veteran of the Korean War.
He is survived by two sons, Gary Hannah and his wife, Donna, and Shane Hannah, all of Candler; four daughters, Diane Stamey and her husband, Pete, Kathy Howell and her husband, Ron, Nancy Stamey and her husband, David, all of Candler, and Shelly Syfrett and her husband, Drew, of Statensburg; one sister, Evelyn Smith of Clyde; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren.
Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, November 18, 2009, at Ridgeway Baptist Church, with the Rev. Jack W. Collins officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday evening at Wells Funeral Home of Canton.
Memorials may be made to Ridgeway Baptist Church Cemetery Maintenance Fund, 525 Old 19/23 Hwy, Candler, NC
North Carolina, Birth Indexes, 1800-2000 www.ancestry.com
US Census Year: 1940; Census Place: Upper Hominy, Buncombe, North Carolina; Roll: T627_2879; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 11-93 www.ancestry.com
U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014 www.ancestry.com
U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010 www.ancestry.com
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Joe by comparing test results with other carriers of his ancestors' Y-chromosome or mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Joe: