Matthew Allen Hanham, son of Cathy Walker Hanham of Dexter and William John Hanham of Rochester, Mich., was born on Oct. 5, 1977 at Pontiac, Mich. and died at his residence in Dexter on Dec. 4, 2001, at the age of 24. Matthew was a graduate of Bernie High School and a resident of Dexter. Besides his mother and father, he is survived by two brothers, Michael Walker of Dexter and Johnny Lee Walker of St. Louis; by two sisters, Terri Michelle Hanham of Warren, Mich. and Jennifer Lynn Hanham of Dexter; and by his maternal grandmother, Jonelle Walker of Bernie. A memorial service will be conducted on Saturday, Dec. 8 at 10:30 a.m. in the First Baptist Church in Essex with Rev. Dennis Ward officiating.