Hilda Hancock, 89, a resident of Timothy Woods died on December 24, 2012.
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Born in Clarke County, where she resided most of her life, she was the daughter of the late John David and Stella Anderson Hancock. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Horace David Hancock.
After graduating from Winterville High School, and the University of Georgia with a Home Economics degree, she completed a Masters of Education degree at UGA. She was a teacher for 41 years; retiring in the Clarke County School System and teaching the last 25 years at Winterville Elementary School.
She was a member of Tuckston United Methodist Church.
Survivors include a sister, Agnes Hancock Dial of Walnut Grove, and nieces Judy Hancock Troup, Joyce Hancock Adams, Nancy Hancock Godlewski, and a nephew, Jon Dial.
Graveside Services will be held at 2 PM on Thursday, December 27, 2012, with Reverand Wiley Carney officiating at the Tuckston UMC Cemetery at 4175 Lexington Rd, Athens.
Memorials can be made to the Co-Workers Sunday School Class of Tuckston UMC, where she assisted teaching the class for many years.
Lord and Stephens, EAST is in charge of arrangements
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home - East Chapel
4355 Lexington Road Athens, GA 30605
Published in Athens Banner-Herald on Dec. 27, 2012