Alice Hancock, 79, died on Friday, June 28, 2013 at the Lake District Hospital from injuries received in an automobile accident.
Alice was born to Leland and Prudence (Kartchner) Johnson in Thatcher, Ariz. on Nov. 6, 1933. She moved to Florence at the age of 14 and graduated from Florence High School.
At the time of her marriage to Sunny Hancock in Ashland on May 3, 1958, she was working as a telephone operator. She had a good long career as a cook, beginning in a restaurant and then for many years on the ZX Ranch in Paisley. After she and Sunny purchased their ranch on the Westside in 1978, she finished her career as a cook at the Westside Union School. Sharing her cooking skills with her daughter created many special times for her.
She was an accomplished seamstress and thoroughly loved to sew. Alice was a long time member of the Eagle’s Lodge and had been on the Wednesday evening bowling league for the past 47 years.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Sunny Hancock; sisters Jean McGuire and Mickey Hines.
Alice is survived by son and daughter-in-law Jake and Rhonda Hancock of Lakeview; daughter and son-in-law Vicki and Randy Huck of Paisley; brother Lee Johnson of Oregon City; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held at the Lakeview Eagle’s Lodge on Saturday, July 13, 2013 at 4 p.m.. A potluck dinner will be served in the Lodge following the service.
Memorial contributions may be sent to the Lakeview Disaster Unit, P.O. Box 1007, Lakeview 97630 or to a charity of the donor’s choice.
Desert Rose Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.