Thanna Starnes Hankins, 81, of Morning Point, formally of the Cross Anchor Community, passed away on Monday, October 5, 2020. She attended First Christian Church of Greeneville. She was a school teacher in the Greene County School System for many years. She loved people.\n \nShe is survived by 2 sons & daughter-in-law: Norman Starnes from Greeneville and Sherman & Debbie Starnes of Limestone; 1 grandson: Andy Starnes of Limestone; 2 brothers: Danny D. & Harretta Justis of Kingsport and Tom & Pat Justis of Blountville; sister-in-law: Jayne Justis of Kingsport; several nieces and nephews; several special friends too numerous to mention.\n \nShe was preceded in death by her husband: Bert Starnes, second husband: Ben Hankins, brother: James Justis; parents: Drew & Pauline Justis.\n \nThe family will receive friends on Thursday, October 8, 2020 from 12-2PM at Jeffers Funeral Services Downtown.\nThe graveside service will be Thursday, October 8, 2020 at Cross Anchor Cemetery at 3PM with the Rev. Wade McAmis and Rev. Nathan Reynolds officiating.\n \nFamily and friends will be pallbearers.\n \nThe family wishes to express a special thank you to Morning Point Assisted Living and Amedysis Hospice.\n \n \n \n \n \nTo send a flower arrangement or to plant trees in memory of \nThanna Kay Hankins, please click here to visit our Sympathy Store.