Hazel Rebecca Hancock, 82, of 210 Ramp Road, Hurt died Wednesday, May 12, 2021. She was the wife of the late William Reed Hancock for 64 years.
She was born August 15, 1938 in Charlotte County, a daughter of the late Wyatt Clinton Hamlett and Mary Scott Morrison Hamlett. She was a member of Penuel Baptist Church.
Hazel was a very loving and caring mother and grandmother. She has never met a stranger and would give you the shirt off her back. Hazel was always the fun in every event or the party.
Hazel loved her children with all her heart and soul. Even though Hazel’s memory began to fade she never ever forgot the love of her life, William Reed Hancock. Through it all Hazel would always say, “I did it my way.”
Psalm 31:28 Her children arise and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praises her.
She is survived by one son, William Hancock, Jr. and wife, Lisa of Evington; one daughter, Wanda Moreland and husband, Scott of Gretna; three sisters, Ida Mae Clay of Nathalie and Shirley Tuck of Forest, Fannie Kotara and husband Larry of Texas; grandchildren, Dennis Moreland and wife, Kristen, Jason Moreland, Tiffany Scearce and husband, Richard, and Amber Lewis and husband, Spencer; great grandchildren, Alexis Scearce, Natalie Scearce, Bentley Scearce , Jaycee Moreland, Ethan Moreland, Ankor Lewis, and Sparros Lewis.
She was preceded in death by three brothers, Ennis Hamlett, Joe Hamlett, and Morrison Hamlett.
A funeral service will be conducted at 2:00 p.m., Monday, May 16, 2021 at Penuel Baptist Church with interment to follow in Altavista Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Sunday at Finch & Finch Funeral and Cremation Service, Altavista and other times at the residence.
The family suggests that those wishing to make memorials consider the American Heart Association, 4217 Park Place Court, Glen Allen, Virginia, 23060.
Finch & Finch Funeral and Cremation Service, Altavista is in charge of arrangements.
Please visit the online tribute at www.finchandfinchfuneralservice.com to share a memory or send a condolence to the family.