September 15, 2019

Una Lee Hanks Brewer

Una Lee Hanks Brewer, 97, of Galax, Virginia, passed away peacefully Monday, July 29, 2019 at the Twin County Regional Hospital.

She was born October 9, 1921, in Woodlawn, Virginia, on to Helen Calfee Hanks and James Eric Hanks. She went to church at Forest Oak Christian Church.

Survivors include sisters, Veda Williams and Sally Ratcliffe, both of Pulaski, Virginia; brother, Elmer Hanks of Pulaski, Virginia; daughters, Helen Justice of Richmond, Virginia, Nancy Hendrix of Clemmons, and Martha Chrisman of Winchester, Virginia; and sons, Claude Brewer, Jr. of Taylorsville, and Ted Brewer of Galax, Virginia.

Two of her children, Martha and Claude, graduated from Lenoir-Rhyne College. Martha was active in cheerleading and Claude participated in football and baseball and later taught and coached for seven seasons.

Her funeral will be Saturday, August 3, 2019 at the Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home Chapel in Galax, Virginia. There will be a visitation at 1:00 p.m. followed by the service at 2:00 p.m. Burial will be in the Oakland Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Galax Education Foundation or your favorite charity in her memory.

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