Audrey  Hancock
Audrey Letha Hancock, age 83, of Somerset, KY, passed away peacefully at Somerset Nursing and Rehab on Thursday, November 7, 2019 surrounded by her family after a long battle with Alzheimers.
Audrey was born in Tateville, KY on April 15, 1936, daughter of the late Ben and Marie Strunk. She worked in the Pulaski County School System for many years up until her retirement. She loved working in the garden and planting flowers. Audrey was a member of Saline Baptist Church. She loved Jesus, her family and her church. Her greatest joy was her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She taught them to love and sing for Jesus at an early age. Audrey had a servant's heart and was always welcoming others into her home and fed them well.
She leaves behind her husband, Wallace Sherman Hancock, whom she married on August 3, 1953 in Rossville, GA; two daughters, Gail Louise (and Jim) Giese of Cincinnati, OH and Karen (and Larry) Thrasher of Somerset; four grandchildren, Erik Sizemore, Julia (and Will) Dennis, Christi (and Chad) Henderson and Billy (and April) Hayes; and seven great-grandchildren, Chloe, Raegan and Ross Henderson and Allyson, Anabel and Colsen Hayes and Crosby Dennis.
Along with her parents she was preceded in death by four brothers, Wendell Strunk, Donald Strunk, Estil Strunk and Eldon Strunk; and one sister, Dolly Colyer.
Visitation will be on Monday, November 11, 2019 from 5:00pm until 8:00pm at Lake Cumberland Funeral Home. A second visitation will be held on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 from 10:00am until 11:00am at the funeral home.
Her funeral service will follow on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 11:00am at the Chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Noah Broughton and Bro. Harold Brown officiating. Burial will be at Mill Springs National Cemetery.
The family requests expressions of sympathy be made to the Somerset Alzheimer's Center.
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Lake Cumberland Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Audrey Hancock.
Published on November 9, 2019


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