Obituary for Marie DeHart Hanks

Marie DeHart Hanks, age 83 of Pulaski, VA passed away peacefully Thursday, September 9, 2021 at her home surrounded by family.

Born March 29,1938 in Wythe County, VA. She was the daughter of the late Delmer and Bessie Peak DeHart. She was also preceded in death by her brothers, Delmer DeHart Jr., Robert (Bobby) DeHart, and sister Bertie Akers.

She is survived by her husband of 62 years Dennis Hanks; two sons, Dennis and Tracy Hanks of Wytheville, VA; and Terry Hanks of Max Meadows, VA.

Marie is also survived by grandchildren, Tabatha and Steven Porter of Wytheville, VA; Patrick and Tiffany Hanks of Max Meadows, VA; Kari Hanks of Austinville, VA; Cody Hanks of Wytheville, VA and 2 step granddaughters, Mara and Justin Holston of Rural Retreat, VA and Sierra and Tim Williams of Pulaski, VA. Four great-grandchildren and 3 step grandchildren.

She is also survived by brothers, James and Jackie DeHart of Draper, VA; Ray and Koleta DeHart of Hillsville, VA; Tony and Gloria DeHart of Draper, VA and sisters, Lovelene Dalton of Pulaski, VA; Louise Payne of Draper, VA; and Linda and Jerry Viars of Barren Springs, VA.

Marie was a member of the Riverview Church of God. She retired from Renfro Corporation in 2000. Heartfelt appreciation is expressed to Hope Dalton and Medi Home Health and Hospice especially Kari and Emily.

Visitation will be held, Monday, September 13, 2021, at Riverview Church of God-2703 Wysor Highway Draper, VA from 5:00 to 7:00pm. The funeral service will be held Tuesday, September 14, 2021, at 2:00pm at Riverview Church of God with graveside service to follow.

Stevens Funeral Home, Pulaski, VA is serving the Hanks family. Online condolences may be made through