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 Dorothy <I>Hancock</I> Smith

Dorothy Hancock Smith

Kossuth, Alcorn County, Mississippi, USA
Death 22 Jul 2015 (aged 88)
Selmer, McNairy County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Corinth, Alcorn County, Mississippi, USA
Memorial ID 149689254 · View Source
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Dorothy Hancock Smith was born February 27, 1927 in Kossuth, MS the daughter of the late John Robert (Bobby) and Addie Lee Williams Hancock.

She was united in marriage to Charles Ross Smith on June 9, 1946. Mr. Smith preceded her in death on December 22, 2009, following 63 years of marriage.

Mrs. Smith was employed with Sears & Roebuck in Memphis, TN for approximately 25 years, where she worked as the Women's Department manager and buyer. She enjoyed working in her yard and tending her flowers, but her primary focus was caring for her family.

Mrs. Smith departed this life on July 22, 2015 in Selmer, Tennessee at the age of 88 Years, 4 Months, 25 Days. She is survived by a daughter, Janice Smith Dancer of Selmer, TN; two grandchildren, Melanie Reaves of Pickwick Dam, TN and Jon Ross Reaves and wife Angie of Ramer, TN; a number of great-grandchildren; two brothers, Bobby Joe Hancock and wife Rose of Cowan, TN and Jimmy Hancock and wife Delilah of Kossuth, MS; and many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Smith was preceded in death by a brother, Bill Hancock, and three sisters: Mary Brice Hancock, Virginia Kelly, and Joy Jean Sinn.




  • Created by: David Mayo
  • Added: 23 Jul 2015
  • Find A Grave Memorial 149689254
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Dorothy Hancock Smith (27 Feb 1927–22 Jul 2015), Find A Grave Memorial no. 149689254, citing Henry Cemetery, Corinth, Alcorn County, Mississippi, USA ; Maintained by David Mayo (contributor 48529350) .