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Shane Steven Hankins

Prairie Grove, AR, 1971 - 2019

Shane S. Hankins, age 47, passed away with his family by his side on Friday, June 21, 2019, at Willard Walker Hospice in Fayetteville. He was born on September 19, 1971, in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, to David and Cecelia (Burns) Hankins. He is preceded in death by his father. Shane was employed at Northwest Control of Springdale for many years where he was treated like family and developed many close relationships.
He is survived by his loving mother, Cecelia Hankins of Springdale; his three children, Stormi, Landrie and Gerald Hankins of Prairie Grove; his brother, David Hankins and wife Maria of Springdale; his two nieces, Krysti Hankins and Nikole Turnbough; his nephew, Brandon Hankins; and his lifetime friend, Chanin Berry.
A celebration of life service will be held from 2–4 p.m. on Saturday , July 6, 2019, at the Springdale Senior Center at 203 Park Street, Springdale, Ark. 72764. To place an online tribute, visit

Published June 26, 2019

Nelson-Berna Funeral Home and Crematory
4520 North Crossover Road, P.O. Box 8982, Fayetteville, AR
Phone: 479-521-5000