OBITUARY - PAUL DONALD HANNON
Paul Donald HANNON was born on July 10, 1919 in Maloy, Iowa to
his parents, Michael and Florence (MIX) HANNON. His early years were
spent on the family farm and he graduated from Maloy high school in
He was united in marriage to Doris TRIMBLE on March 5, 1946.
Shortly after the marriage the couple moved to Mount Ayr, Iowa where
they resided his entire life. Paul spent most of his working life as a
truck driver for Payne Freight Lines and ABC Cartage. For several
years he was the owner and operator of HANNON's Sinclair Station
which became a popular hangout for Mount Ayr youth.
An avid sports fan, Paul enjoyed following and complaining about
the Atlanta Braves and the Iowa Hawkeyes. He also enjoyed having
new automobiles and had his most fun bickering over the trade-in
Paul was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, John and
Gene "Pee Wee" and two sisters, Veronica MARKLEY and Betty MONAGHAN.
He is survived by his wife, Doris HANNON of Mount Ayr, Iowa; two
sisters-in-law, Mary STEPHENS of Mount Ayr, Iowa and Barbara HANNON
of Bedford, Iowa; one brother-in-law, LeRoy TRIMBLE and wife Betty
Jean of Mount Ayr, Iowa and numerous nieces, nephews; other
relatives and friends.
Services were conducted at Wilson-Watson & Armstrong Funeral
Home in Mount Ayr on Tuesday, November 21, 2006 with Rev.
Edward SHIELDS officiating. The eulogy was given by Barry MONAGHAN.
Organist was Nancy SACKETT. Casket bearers were Barry MONAGHAN, Allyn MONAGHAN, Brett
MONAGHAN, Brandon MONAGHAN, Tristan MONAGHAN and Tim STEPHENS.
Paul was laid at rest in the Rose Hill cemetery in Mount Ayr.
Creston News Advertiser
Creston, Union County, Iowa
Tuesday, November 21, 2006
OBITUARY - PAUL HANNON
Paul HANNON, 87, of Mount Ayr died November 19, 2006, at Clearview Home in Mount Ayr.
Services will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 21, at Wilson-Watson and Armstrong Funeral Home, 205 W. Monroe St., Mount Ayr.
The Rev. Edward SHIELDS will officiate the service. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery at Mount Ayr. Open visitation will
be 3 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Memorials may be directed to Hospice of Central Iowa.
Paul HANNON, son of Florence (MIX) and Michael HANNON, was born July 10, 1919, near Maloy. He graduated from Maloy High
School in 1937 and lived his adult life in Mount Ayr. On March 5, 1946, Paul married Doris TRIMBLE in Maloy. He was a truck
driver with Payne Freightline and ABC Cartage. He also owned and operated Hannon Sinclair for years.
Survivors include his wife, Doris HANNON of Mount Ayr; two sisters-in-law, Mary STEPHENS of Mount Ayr and Barbara HANNON of
Bedford; brother-in-law LeRoy (wife Betty Jean) TRIMBLE of Mount Ayr; and nieces and nephews.
Paul was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, John and Gene "Pee Wee" HANNON; and two sisters, Virginia MARKLEY
and Betty MONAGHAN.
Transcription by Sharon R. Becker