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1258 Richburg Rd
Hattiesburg, MS 39402
Phone: (601) 264-1816
Fax: (601) 264-1840
Shayna Hanks

Shayna Ra'Shell Hanks

Saturday, August 21st, 1993 - Sunday, September 1st, 2019
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Shayna Ra’Shell Hanks, 26, of Hattiesburg, passed away on September 1, 2019. She was born on August 21, 1993, in Hattiesburg, MS.
Shayna is preceded in death by her maternal grandparents, J.C and Rita Hanks; paternal grandfather, Charles Yawn and cousin, Taylor Hanks. She is survived by her mother, Stephanie Hanks; father, Billy Joe Yawn; two sisters, Lori Yawn and Tess Beard; one aunt, Lari Hanks; two uncles, Jerry Hanks and Tracy Hanks; paternal grandmother, Patricia Yawn; a host of aunts, uncles and cousins.
Visitation will be Thursday, September 5, 2019, 5-6:00pm in Forrest Chapel with the memorial service to follow at 6:00pm.
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  • Visitation

    Thursday, September 5th, 2019 | 5:00pm - 6:00pm
    Thursday, September 5th, 2019 5:00pm - 6:00pm
    Forrest Funeral Home
    1258 Richburg Road
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  • Service

    Thursday, September 5th, 2019 | 6:00pm
    Thursday, September 5th, 2019 6:00pm
    Forrest Funeral Home
    1258 Richburg Road
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Willidean Daughdrill

Posted at 04:54pm
I met Shauna several years ago at Chadds. And we had some good times together. I will miss her so. My prayers are with you all.

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Barbie Slade

Posted at 07:35am
Shayna was a beautiful, smart, kind and special girl. She always smiled no matter what situation she may have been experiencing. It breaks my heart she had to leave us while she was so so young. It makes my heart so happy to know she is in the arms of her grandmother whom she loved most in life. God will always have you now Shayna and no more worries!!

Dana D. Jones (Coghlan)

Posted at 11:33pm
Shayna was part of my first class at Purvis High School. That class will always be special to me. Anytime anything happens to one of my students, I feel like a part of me is lessened. Shayna was a bright and intelligent young girl. She was taken too soon from this life. I can only hope that Shayna’s family can take some comfort in knowing she was loved by so many. I loved her.

Angel Lowery

Posted at 11:20pm
My heart is torn to pieces. Shayna was like a breath of fresh air everytime I saw her. She always made me laugh with that dry sense of humor of hers. I know she is at peace with our maker. The love she so longed for, the stability she needed, all the desires she had...have been granted her. I cry for selfish reasons. I will miss her bubbly personality and her friendship. However, I rejoice with the angels...because what would heaven be like without people like Shayna? Rest high my love, no more tears, no more struggles, no more worries...God speed your soul. I love you.

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