Robert Ross Hanna Sr., 79, died Jan. 25, 2009 in Corpus Christi. He was born Dec. 28, 1929 in Robstown to Ed Roy and Mary Isabella Hanna.

He was preceded in death by parents; a brother, Edgar Hanna; a sister, Ruth Bagnall and his wife Helen in 1990.

Mr. Hanna is survived by his children, Robert Ross (Jane) Hanna Jr., Donald Wayne (Raye Nell) Hanna, Michael Bruce Hanna and Larry Wayne Hanna; his grandchildren, Kristen, Meredith, D.J. Siewert, Jerry Siewert, Phillip, Bobby Joe, Helen Colleen, Allen (Nicole) Chapman; and three great grandchildren; his brother, Louis Ray (Penny) Hanna; his sister, Harriet Benedick.

Graveside services will be conducted on Thursday, Jan. 29, at 10 a.m. in the Cenizo Hill Cemetery in Mathis with Jerry Siewert officiating.

Pallbearers will be Phillip Hanna, D.J. Siewert, Jerry Siewert, Allen Chapman, Kristen Hanna, Meredith Hanna, Bobby Joe Hanna and Helen Colleen Hanna.

In lieu of flowers the family has requested that donations be made to the Driscoll Children's Hospital, 3533 S. Alameda St., Corpus Christi, TX. 78411.

Sawyer-George Funeral Home