|Birth: ||Feb. 2, 1860|
|Death: ||Mar. 19, 1934|
MARY ELLEN WILSEY
Mrs. Mary Ellen Hancock died at her home in New Boston March 19, 1934. She had been in poor health for a number of years, but was seriously ill only a very short time.
Mrs. Hancock was born in Lee county on February 2, 1860 and was the daughter of John W. and Nancy Cotton Wilsey and spent her entire life in Lee county.
On March 31, 1880 she was united in marriage with D.A.G. Hancock in Keokuk. Seven children were born to this union, three of whom preceded her in death.
She was of the Baptist faith.
Surviving her are the following children: Leon A. Hancock of Longview, Texas; Mrs. William Hamilton of LaBelle, MO; Bryan Hancock of New Boston, and Mrs. Thomas Keith of Montrose. She also leaves a sister Mrs. Belle Criner of Fort Worth, Texas; a step brother, William Glasford of Chillicothe, Ill., and nine grandchildren, besides a numaber of nieces and nephews.
The body was removed from the Cunningham Funeral Home to the home near New Boston Tuesday afternoon. Funeral services were held from the residence at 2:30 pm. Wed, with Rev. G.V. Wilson officiating. Two songs were sung by Miss Minnie Lowenbery, Miss Clara Weber, Miss Elma Lowenbert and Mr. M.W. Cunningham. The pallbearers were: Roy Lowenberg, Irvin Weber, Ralph Bergthold, Aaron Hentzel, Albert Metz, and Edward Weber. Interment was in the South Cemetery.
Nancy D. Cotton Wilsey Glasford (1834 - 1907)
Daniel Ayers Gilbert Hancock (1859 - 1918)*
Bridetta Pearl Hancock West (1881 - 1915)*
Leon Ayres Hancock (1891 - 1984)*
Verda Virginia Hancock Hamilton (1893 - 1983)*
Mary Ellen Wilsey Hancock (1860 - 1934)
Bertha Wilsey Britton (1862 - 1924)*
Created by: Carol
Record added: Jan 10, 2009
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