GENE C. HANKS, age, 88, of Jefferson City, TN passed away quietly on Saturday, September 24, 2022. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force, and was retired as Building Maintenance Supervisor for Jefferson City. He was an avid fisherman, outdoorsman and skilled woodworker. Preceded in death by his wife, Lucille Gilbert Hanks; son, Ricky Hanks of Maryville, TN; father and mother, Clarence and Lucille Hanks of Greeneville, TN; and sister, Joyce (Jo) Cutshaw of Chicago, IL He is survived by his son Johnny Hanks and wife Glenda of Knoxville, TN; step-son David Sellers and wife Linda of Jefferson City, TN; step-daughter Donna Eslinger of Land of Lakes, FL; daughter-in-law, Linda Hanks of Seymour, TN; sisters, Jeanetta Gilland and Gale Smith of Greeneville, TN; eight grandchildren, Benjamin Hanks, Jordan Hanks, Jeanetta Lane, Erick Hanks, Greg Sellers, Andrea Sellers Jones, Steven Eslinger and Julie Rutherford; as well as twelve great-grandchildren. Graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, September 28, 2022 at Jefferson Memorial Gardens. If you wish you may send donations in lieu of flowers to The Jefferson City Assembly of God, 254 W Old Andrew Johnson Hwy, Jefferson City, TN 37760.