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 Lanise Marie <I>Mask</I> Hancock

Lanise Marie Mask Hancock

Death 18 Dec 2008 (aged 53)
Burial Pontotoc County, Mississippi, USA
Memorial ID 101362623 · View Source
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SHANNON - Lanise Marie Mask Hancock, 53, died Thursday, Dec. 18, 2008, at the North Mississippi Medical Center after a long illness. She was born Feb. 7, 1955, in Pontotoc County to Clay Andrew and Mary Lucille Coggins Mask. She lived most of her life in the Shannon area, where she was a longtime self-employed beautician. She worked for three years for the Lee County Multi-Purpose Program for the Elderly before becoming ill. She was a member of the Old Union Baptist Church. She enjoyed playing with her grandchildren, reading, the great outdoors, helping on the family farm and assisting her husband run heavy equipment. She was everybody's friend and an inspiration to all who knew her.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Tupelo Chapel of Holland-Harris Funeral Directors with Bro. Billy McBunch and Bro. Billy Langley officiating. Burial will be in the Mask family plot at Pontocola Cemetery.

Survivors include her husband, James D. "David" Hancock of Shannon, whom she married on Oct. 11, 1986; one son, Cody Lee Hancock (Kala) of Shannon; two daughters, Phillis Murray Gillespie (Brad) of Shannon and Dana Hancock of Ashland; five grandchildren, Andrew Casey "Spark Plug" Hancock, and Lindsey, Emma, Erikia and Jamie Hancock; one sister, Linda Collins (Huey) of Shannon; one brother, Larry Clay Mask (Wanda) of Shannon; a brother-in-law, Hoyle Duffie of Shannon; a sister-in-law, Connie Mask Miller of Shannon; her mother-in-law, Hazel Harlow of Nettleton; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, Phillip Murray, on Aug. 31, 1974; a brother, James Farris Mask, on April 16, 1981; a sister, Lora Mask Duffie, on Dec. 11, 2008; and her father-in-law, Jimmy Harlow, on Aug. 11, 2000.

Pallbearers will be James Harold Mask Jr., Robert Hancock, Jeff Mask, Jerry "Buster" Shamlin, Jimmy Tackett and Clay Farris Mask.

Honorary pallbearers will be Larry Tackett, Jim Harlow and Lane Duffie.

Visitation will be from 3 to 7 p.m. today and from 11 a.m. to service time Saturday at the funeral home in Tupelo.

(Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal (MS) 2008-12-19)

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