Memory Book for James Robert "Jim" Hannah
Share your memories and donate in the name of James Robert "Jim" Hannah

I just learned to Jim's death. To Sarah Beth - my childhood best friend, I'm so sorry. you are in my thoughts today.
Mary (Farthing) Adams

Posted by: Mary Farthing Adams - Ozark, MT - Friend
Feb 06, 2016

Pat What a gentle man you loved and we can only imagine the hole in your heart. As Regina and I reacted with tears to the news I could only think of one thing - "He is Risen!" We Presbyterians celebrate and witness resurrection but we still miss them with all our hearts. We send our Love Dennis and Regina

Posted by: Dr Dennis & Regina Bennett - Port St Lucie, FL - Pastor Emeritus
Jan 22, 2016


I have been before Judge Hannah when I was younger going through a divorce. He was so fair and kind and will greatly be missed. He served this community with great honor and dignity. Craig I know the pain of loosing a father I too lost mine back in 2011! He was my world and my best friend. My thoughts and prays goes out to you and your family he will be greatly missed and will be greatly accepted in heaven! God bless you and your family during this time of sorrow.

Posted by: Bobby Harris - Friend
Jan 20, 2016

To the family of such a great man, Pat I am so sorry for your loss. I don't have to tell you what a great man he was. You've known that for years now. I am sorry for your loss.
To Kelly ( whom we lovingly called smelly Kelly) I know he meant a lot to you and gave you guidance. Always remember what road he put you on and stay there.
To Mark look at the road you may have taken and then look at where he took you and where you are today because of him. Always remember the love and support he gave to you.
To The Judges children. He was there with guidance for you all your lives you where taught by one of the best. Cherish all those memories, they live on with you. Pray to the Lord for strength to help you through this. My prayers are with you all. He and his smile will be missed as no nor can quite fill the chair the way he has.

Posted by: Janice Collins - Bald Knob - Friend
Jan 19, 2016

We are so sorry for your loss. The entire State of Arkansas has lost a great jurist. When visiting my brother Paul in Little Rock I had many an occasion to visit with the Chief. It was always such a pleasant experience and always sprinkled with some humor. I know Paul will also miss him greatly as he so enjoyed the Chief's company. Paul was honored to be asked to speak at the service.

Posted by: David & Leslie Danielson - Fayetteville, AR - Friend
Jan 19, 2016

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Posted by: Janice Collins - Bald Knob - Friend
Jan 19, 2016

My sympathy goes out to the family during your time of grief. May God's loving-kindness comfort you and help you through this difficult time. (Psalm 119:50,76)

Posted by: A. M.
Jan 19, 2016

Jim was an extraordinary advocate for justice and an extraordinary man. I enjoyed all my associations with him at CCJ/COSCA and in a variety of judicial settings. I will miss him terribly. Pat, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Connie Clark

Posted by: Connie Clark - Nashville, TN - Member Tennessee Supreme Court
Jan 19, 2016

Jim was a breath of fresh air when he arrived in Harrison in the 10th grade. He was smart, athletic and good looking. His sister was my brothers age and his family went to the Presbyterian Church with my family, We always shared old times whenever I saw him at bar association meetings. I will miss him. He was a very kind and dear person.

Posted by: Jan Baker - Little Rock, AR - high school classmate and lawyer
Jan 19, 2016

To the Family of Arkansas Supreme Justice, Chief Justice James Hannah, we express our condolences to each of you. My memory of Jim # 22 resides within the 1959-1960 Ozark Basket Ball Team of which 13 of us with Coach Lyle Middleton were recognized as one of the top high school basket ball teams in Missouri. Several of our members have passed before Jim and I can appreciate and imagine that great BB reunion and team comradery in the heavens above. Team mates surviving express their thoughts and prayers. Sincerely, John Cobb, Marvin Parsons, Larry Mathis, Dean Meadows, Dwight Cox, Robert White, Doug Goddard, Trainer, Tom Crain, and Coach Lyle Middleton. Rest well, Ozark Tiger until we meet again.

Posted by: Doug Goddard - Springfield, MO
Jan 18, 2016