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STANCIL, Sally Hope Sally Hope Stancil, 75, a sixth generation Atlantan, went to be with her Lord November 6th. She was the youngest of five siblings born to Ruth Martin Hope and Lucien (Bird) Hope in 1942. She attended RL Hope Elementary (named for her grandfather), North Fulton High School, and the University of Tennessee. Sally was an accomplished poet and her deep Christian faith inspired many of her poems. Family and friends eagerly awaited a new Christmas poem each year. She also loved horse racing and particularly enjoyed relationships that she forged with jockeys, chaplains, racing fans, and others across the country through her poetry. Sally was predeceased by her parents, her husband George, her sister Barbara Hope Hancock (Herman Hancock), her brother R. Lawson Hope (Beverly Roberts Hope), and nephew Robert David Hancock. Survivors include her brothers , Lucien W. Hope, Jr. (Marie Jett Hope) and William Martin Hope, Sr. (Betty Jo Hope), as well as nieces Hope Hancock Juel, Amy Hancock Brock, and Julia Hope Mirts, and nephews Lucien W. Hope, III, and William Martin Hope, Jr. A Celebration of Life will be held at the Roswell Funeral Home at 2:00pm with visitation at 1:00 on Sunday, November 12th. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Samaritan's Purse and the Race Track Chaplaincy of America.
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Nov. 11, 2017
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