|February 12, 1943 - July 22, 2017|
Albert Rowell Hanna, attorney and lifetime resident of El Dorado, passed away Saturday, July 22, 2017, at the age of 74. He was born on February 12, 1943. Albert graduated from Hendrix College in 1965 and received a Juris Doctor degree from the University Of Arkansas School Of Law. Albert also received a degree in Spanish from South Arkansas University.
Albert enjoyed all nature and animals from chickens to goats to growing flowers, vegetables, and fruit. He loved fishing on his dock at Calion, and playing with his dogs, and strumming his guitar. He loved birds, especially Red Shouldered Hawks.
Albert grew up in the First Baptist Church. He was a member of St. Mary's Episcopal Church, an Eagle Scout, a member of the Union County Bar Association and former Deputy Prosecuting Attorney for Union County.
Preceding Mr. Hanna in death were his wife, Marnette, his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Rowell, his parents, Dr. and Mrs. Hilery E. Hanna, his sister and brother-in-law, Isabel and Joe Finnell, and his nephew, Charles Albert Finnell.
Mr. Hanna's survivors are his daughter and son-in-law, Magistrate Judge James and Janet Metcalf of Yuma, Arizona, his son, Hayden E. Hanna of El Dorado, his sister, and brother-in-law, Joy and Sidney Sugg of El Dorado, his grandchildren, Lauren Metcalf of Yuma and Ethan Hanna of Jonesboro, Arkansas. Also surviving are nephews Fergus Wayne Finnell of Little Rock and William S. Sugg Jr. of Seattle, and grandnephews Matthew William Sugg and Jonathan Davis Sugg of Seattle.
The family invites all friends to Mr. Hanna's graveside service at Woodlawn Cemetery in El Dorado on Tuesday, July 25, at 10:30 conducted by Reverend Brian Trostle with a reception to follow for family and friends.
An online registry will be available at www.youngsfuneralhome.com .