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Elizabeth Appling Hancock
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Birth: Jun. 15, 1920
Death: Aug. 16, 2011

Elizabeth Appling Hancock, 91, went to be with the Lord on August 16, 2011. She was born on June 15, 1920 to wonderful parents the late Henry Clay Appling and Rosa Aline Appling.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 50 years, Robert A. Hancock, brother Hank Appling and precious granddaughter Lisa Denise Hancock.

A lifelong Memphian she graduated from South Side High School.

She taught preschool in Whitehaven for eighteen years and loved children. She devoted her life to her family and friends. She had a keen sense of humor and enjoyed traveling and cooking.

Mrs. Hancock is survived by her sister Louise Lewis of Olive Branch: son, Robert H. Hancock (wife Gretchen) of Nashville; son, Bill Hancock of Hernando; and daughter, Betty Hall (husband Ken) of Eads: grandchildren, Dr. Chris Hancock (wife Linda) of Knoxville; Kelley Healy (husband Mike) of Chicago; Amanda Hancock of Hernando; Angie Spicer of Germantown; Kim Zachar (husband Stephen) of Bartlett; seven great-grandchildren and four special nieces.

She was a member of Bartlett United Methodist Church and enjoyed ceramics at the Bartlett Senior Citizen Center.

The family is very grateful for the love and care extended by Tina Smith her caregiver during the last year.

Interment service will be private at Forest Hill Midtown Cemetery.

Published in The Commercial Appeal on August 18, 2011

Family links: 
  Henry Clay Appling (1893 - 1969)
  Rosa Aline Robinet Appling (1894 - 1976)
  Robert A Hancock (1919 - 1991)*
  William M. Hancock (1946 - 2011)*
  Elizabeth Appling Hancock (1920 - 2011)
  Henry Clay Appling (1921 - 1981)*
  Louise Roberta Appling Lewis (1926 - 2015)*
*Calculated relationship
Forest Hill Cemetery Midtown
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA
Created by: Linda Wayman
Record added: Aug 18, 2011
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Elizabeth <i>Appling</i> Hancock
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