2014-05-01 / Obituaries

Cody Allen Hanson

Cody Allen Hanson, born June 5, 1997, entered into rest April 27, 2014 at 16 years of age. Mr. Hanson was a resident of Grove Hill, where he worked at Campbell’s Refinishing. He was a student at Clarke County High School, where he was a former marching band member and a current member of the 4H Club. Mr. Hanson received first prize in the Science Fair in 2012. He was on track to receive an Advanced High School Diploma and had achieved many different accomplishments in his short time here. He wanted to be a computer programmer and loved computers. An avid gamer, he had made friends all over the world. Cody, A.K.A. “Deathkon”, in the World of Warcraft, was a high ranked member of his own guild.

Survivors include his parents, April Allen Hanson and Jerry Wayne Gates, and Andre Ramon Hanson and Melanie Hanson; sister, Avery Nicole Hanson; stepbrother, Tanner Austin Majors; a girlfriend, Sarila “Sam” Mickle; aunts and uncles, Tiffany and Andy Bexley, Anna and Robert Bexley, Cassie and Tyler Garza, Kari and Sean Coleman, Brad Allen, Angie and Craig Bexley, Stacey and Jason Hanson, Ricky Hanson, Justese and Charles Saulmon and Michael, Donya and Desi McAdam and Dresden, Jason, Steven and Cady, Tracy and Josh Rauch and Lauren, Tyler and Peighton, and Lisa, Chris and Megan Crawford; grandparents, Dolly and Charles Hanson, Melanie Andrews and Murry Rodgers, Pat and Steve Vann, Nancy and Mike Allen and Howard C. Bexley Sr.

Mr. Hanson’s great-grandfather, Eason Alexander Andrews, a lifelong member of Bassett Creek Baptist Church, and his uncle, Lewis Thomas McAdams, preceded him in death.

Visitation was Wednesday, April 30, from 5-7 p.m., at Lathan Funeral Home in Grove Hill. Service will be today, Thursday, May 1, 2 p.m., at Lathan Funeral Home in Grove Hill. Interment will follow in the Bassett Creek Cemetery in Grove Hill. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made at Merchants Bank under the name of Cody Allen Hanson. An online guestbook may be signed at www.lathanfuneralhomes.com.

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