Josie Velma Hart Hancock, age 79, was born in the Gap Creek
community of Wayne County, February 27, 1938, the daughter of the
late Joseph and Lena Hurt Hart. She passed away Friday, November 11, 2016 at the McCreary County Nursing Home.
She is survived by her children—Holly Jo (Gene) Murphy Stringer of Science Hill, Rickey (Ruth) Hancock of Mt. Sterling and Phillip Hancock of Somerset; and her daughter-in-law—Rebecca Hancock of Waynesburg.
Also surviving is her loving sister—Mary Rains; grandchildren—
SaraJo, Jana and Jason Murphy, Jarred, Brian, Amanda, Alex and Kevin Hancock; great-grandchildren—Zachary, Emily, Levi, William and Josie and soon a great-great grandchild; and her sister-in-law—Audrey Hart with many nieces and nephews to mourn her passing.
She is preceded in death by her husband Carl Hancock; and her
children—Gregory Hancock and Marshall Dwayne Hancock; siblings—Jim and George Hart, Martha Middleton, Metrie Massengale, Lora Miracle and Sarah Shelley.
She had accepted Christ as her Savior and was a member of the Oak Grove Baptist Church #2 of Eubank.
Funeral services were held at 12 Noon Tuesday, November 15, 2016 in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Ronald Rose officiating. Burial was
in the Oak Grove Cemetery.
Hickey and Son Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Published on November 22, 2016