Evelyn W. Hancock, 85 Of Richmond Dies Tuesday

Published 1:26 pm Tuesday, July 27, 2010

RICHMOND, Dec. 18 – Evelyn Walker Hancock, 85, of Richmond, died Tuesday, December 16, 2003.

She was born in Charlotte County, a daughter of the late David Martin and Florence Trent Hancock.

She was a graduate of VPI and SU with a degree in Home Economics. After many years of foreign service with the US Department of State In Germany, Korea, Japan and South America, she retired In 1985. She was a member of Westminster Presbyterian Church.

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She Is survived by three sisters, Avalyn H. Bittle, Lenna M. McIver of Richmond and Annie H. McFarland of New Madison, Ohio; 15 nieces and nephews and 25 great-nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held Friday at 1 p.m. at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 4103 Monument Ave., Richmond. Interment will follow In Hollywood Cemetery.

The family will receive friends this evening (Thursday) from 6 to 8 p.m. at Shorter Funeral Home, Farmville.

Donations may be made to Habitat for Humanity, 1901 Roane Street, Richmond, VA 23222.