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Veta Hancock

January 15, 1925 — March 3, 2019

Veta Hancock

Veta Ruth Hancock, better known as "Nanny", of Coolidge, entered her heavenly home on March 3, 2019 at the age of 94. Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at the First United Methodist Church in Coolidge with Rev. Robert Barnett officiating. Great Grandsons, Jake Lowry, Luke Lowry, Cole Lowry, Blake Lowry, Gunner Lowry, Gage Lowry, Cash Hancock Reese, Cort Lowry, Hunter Lowry, Hagan Lowry, Jaxon Utley and Bo Utley will serve as pallbearers. Great granddaughters, Brooke Lowry, Annabelle Reese, Paislie Gill, Claire Lowry, Gracyn Lowry and Emmie and Ellie Gill will serve in handing out memorial folders.

Visitation with the family will be from 10:00-11:00 a.m., at the First United Methodist Church in Coolidge.

Veta Ruth was born January 15, 1925 in Coolidge, Texas to Blurton and Mary McReynolds. She grew up in Coolidge, graduated from Coolidge High School and remained in Coolidge her entire life. On July 2, 1943 in Waco, Texas, she married her loving husband, Aubrey Hancock. Her lifelong career was dedicated to raising their children while, also, working with Aubrey in his business and later loving, and spoiling, their grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Nanny loved cooking and doing for her family on a daily basis, as well as on special occasions. Coolidge and the people of Coolidge were all special to her; she was always willing to help with anything that would better the community. She loved going to church on Sunday and, during the week, you could find her at the Senior Citizens Center. Nanny always looked forward to going on summer vacations with her children and grandchildren each year, she cherished her time with family. She also enjoyed her "special" job, mowing her yard! She was a longtime active member of the First United Methodist Church in Coolidge.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Aubrey Hancock; two brothers, Loyle and Billy McReynolds; sister, Gertrude Redding; and special nephew, Dan Redding.

Veta Ruth is survived by her two loving children, Cynthia Lowry and husband, Bill and Mark Hancock and wife, Roxanna; seven grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren, Bret Lowry and family, Bart Lowry and family, Chance Lowry and family, Dale Lowry and family, Lori Hancock Reese and family, Leslie Hancock Gill and family, Kendal Hancock Utley and family; one great-great grandchild, Rhett Lowry; two step-grandchildren and five step-great grandchildren, Brian Wood and family and Karianne Wood and family; and several nieces and nephews.

Service Details.


When: Wednesday, March 6th, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am
Location: First United Methodist Church
Address: 306 Jester St. COOLIDGE, TX 76635


When: Wednesday, March 6th, 2019 11:00am
Location: First United Methodist Church - Coolidge*
Address: 306 Jester St. COOLIDGE, TX 76635

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