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Michael R. Hanson

September 26, 1954 — October 3, 2023

Tellico Plains

Michael Randolph Hanson, 69, of Tellico Plains, went home to be with the Lord on October 3, 2023, with his loving fiancée by his side. 


He was born on September 26, 1954, to the late Walt Hanson and Rachel Childers.


Michael was a graduate of Frayser High School in Memphis, Tennessee.  He retired from BMW as a mechanic.  Michael enjoyed working on cars and especially loved spending time with his fiancée and his family.


Left to cherish the many memories include his loving fiancée, Tanna Evans of Benton, Tennessee; brother, Wally Hanson of Greenback, Tennessee; sister, Sherry (Randy) Byrd of Munford, Tennessee; nephew, Sam Byrd.  Numerous friends also survive.


There will be no services held at this time.


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Arrangements are entrusted to Higgins Funeral Home of Benton.

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