Rev. Roy Marquess, Jr., officiated at the services. Burial followed in Trigg Memory Acres in Cadiz.
Mrs. Hancock died on Wednesday, September 21, 2005, at 12:15 a.m., at Trigg County Hospital of natural causes.
Mrs. Hancock was born on May 9, 1933, in Trigg County. She was the daughter of the late Beithel Wallace and Annie Mae Hammonds Atkins.
Mrs. Hancock was retired from Lake Barkley State Resort Park with 21 years of service as a waitress; and was a member of New Hope Baptist Church.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Ernest Lane Hancock; five brothers, James Wallace, Henry Hammonds, J.O. Hammonds, Doug Hammonds, and Tommy Hammonds; and four sisters, Virgie Choate, Georgia Hibbs, Rachel Steen, and Mary Hale.
Survivors include two sons, Tim Hancock, and Barry Hancock, both of Cadiz; a brother, James Hammonds of Florida; five sisters, Alma Jane Sinks of Clarksville, Tenn., Ruby Puckett of Ashland City, Tenn., Margie Thomas of Madisonville, and Virginia Hancock, and Barbara Noschese, both of Cadiz; four grandchildren, Ian Hancock, Forrest Austin Hancock, Dawson Hancock, and Cora Beth Hancock; two great-grandchildren, Audrey Rose Hancock, and Olivia Hancock.
Rev. Roy Marquess, Jr., vocalist, Becky Freeman, vocalist, and Barbara Jean Futrell, pianist provided the music.
Serving as pallbearers were Milburn Hardy, David Hardy, Richard Noschese, Clarence Morris, Jr., Jackie Humphries, and Jerry Humphries.