Woodrow Hanaford (1915-2005)


Woodrow Hanaford, 89, of Payson, died July 2, 2005. He was born Aug. 31, 1915 in Detroit, Mich.

Mr. Hanaford was a finish carpenter and built two homes from the ground up for his family. He was a World War II Navy veteran who was a mine sweeper in Pearl Harbor on board the Destroyer Elliot.


Woodrow Hanaford

He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Pauline Hanaford of Payson; children, Geraldine Penny Schell of Deerborn, Mich.; Dennis Woodie Hanaford of Phoenix; and Constance Dale McEnany, also of Phoenix; 14 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, and five great-great grandchildren.

There will be a memorial service at 11 a.m. Friday, July 8, 2005 at the Mountain Bible Church, 302 E. Rancho, Payson, Ariz.

Donations can be made to Mountain Bible Church, 302 E. Rancho, Payson, AZ 85541.

Arrangements handled by Messinger Payson Funeral Home.

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