Martha Hanson
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Martha Hanson
  • December 24, 1934 - February 22, 2017
  • Dallas, Texas

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Martha Hanson was born in Ferris, Texas on December 24, 1934, to parents Bill and Florence Dunn. She departed this life on February 22, 2017 in Mesquite, Texas. Martha graduated from Ferris High School and she attended East Texas State Teacher's College, where she received her bachelor's degree in Education. She was a member of the Alpha Kappa Delta Sorority and the Classroom Teachers of America. Martha's teaching career expanded over 45 years. She taught second grade at Richard Lago Elementary in Balch Springs, and also San Jacinto Elementary in Dallas. Martha loved being around children, especially her grandchildren. She would spend time reading with them and doting on them. Martha enjoyed completing crossword puzzles, and reading. She will be truly missed by those who loved her. Martha is survived by her daughter Cathy Brown; sons Clint Hanson and wife Crissie, and William Hanson and wife Rhonda; grandchildren Nicole Redding and husband Matthew, Cris Hanson, Chad Hanson, and Calyssa Hanson, great grandchildren J.R. and Henry Redding; brother Bill Dunn and wife Joanna, and many other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband of 45 years, John W. Hanson; grandson Nickolas Hanson, and brother Stanley Dunn. Graveside services will be held at Grove Hill Memorial Park on Monday, February 27, 2017 at 1:00pm, with visitation at the funeral home beginning at 11:00am.