Connie Elizabeth Thompson Hanna, age 69, passed away September 28, 2016. She had been in poor health the last couple of months, but she is no longer in any more pain.
Connie retired from Black Insurance Agency in 1992, then returned back into the workforce at St. Andrew Bay Center, LabCorp then in 2004 retired permanently. She was born September 22, 1947 in Bay County, graduated from Rutherford High School in 1965.
Connie was preceded in death by her husband of 48 years, James “Jimmy” Hanna; father: John C. Thompson; sister: Linda Thompson Eastling; brother: Larry Wayne Thompson; brother in law: Edward Kirkland.
Left to cherish her memory are her three children: Connie Suzanne Hanna, James “Jim” Hanna Jr. (Iulia Vou), Jonathan T. Hanna; step grandchildren: Peter Anthony Meredith (Leslie), Edward James “Simi” Meredith (Bailey); step great grandchildren: Kristina Nicole Meredith, AnnMarie Iulia Meredith, Keanu Lee Meredith, Kalani June Meredith, Arrabella Sky Meredith; brother: Johnny Thompson (Susie); sister: Brenda Kirkland; mother: Lena H. Thompson; friends of her children became a big part of her life and she loved them like her own: Kenon Rusnak, Denise Hinsey Romine, Elizabeth Romine, Rebecca Romine.
“Our mother will be missed, she told us not to cry for her, that she would see us again. She loved us with every breath she took up until her last. We know that she is with our father and they are together, no more pain, no more tears.”
Memorialization will be by cremation with Obert Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Any condolences can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org . The family has requested that anyone wanting to make a monetary donation please send to Obert Funeral Home in memory of Connie Hanna to help with cost.
The family would like to thank all of the nurses from Kindred Home Health, Emerald Coast Hospice, 2nd Floor NFCH, Dr. Porter, Dr. Bud Schuler, Dr. Maddipati, especially Candace Pettis, Ashley Adams, Connie Smelcer always know you were special to her.
Go rest high on that mountain, son your work on earth is done, go to heaven a shoutin’, Love for the father and the son.