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Obituary: Mary Jane Hannah, Franklin

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Mary Jane Hannah

Mary Jane (Morris) Hannah, 88, of Franklin, passed away Saturday, March 22, 2014, at the Franklin United Methodist Community.

Mary Jane was born Feb. 6, 1926, in Clay County, the only child of William and Lucia (Umpleby) Morris.

Mary Jane graduated from Van Buren High School and later Indiana State Teachers College with a degree in music education. She taught music at Van Buren High School for a short period of time before marrying James M. Hannah and raising a family.

She was a former member of Clinton United Methodist, Santa Claus United Methodist and Whiteland United Methodist churches, where she served as the church organist and sang in the church choir.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James Hannah, in 2010.

She is survived by her three sons, J. Morris Hannah and wife, Sue, of Tennessee, William J. Hannah and wife, Joyce, of Mooresville, and Kevin Hannah and wife, Lynn, of Alabama; four grandchildren, Myra, Nick, James and Kaitlin; as well as several great-grandchildren.

Services will be at noon Friday, March 28, at French Funeral Home, 421 E. National Ave., Brazil. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the time of services Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Calcutta Cemetery.

Visit www.frenchfunerahome.com to light a candle in her memory.

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