Funeral services for Maxine Hancock, age 85 of Murfreesboro, will be conducted Sunday August 30, 2015 at 2 PM at Higgins Funeral Home with Bro. Mitchell Gardner. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery. Mrs. Hancock passed away Thursday August 27, 2015 at St. Thomas of Rutherford in Murfreesboro.
A native of Mississippi she was the daughter of the late Clifford Guy and Myrtle Lee Smart Stennett. Mrs. Hancock was a former tech at the Lincoln Skill Care Center and was a member of The Pentecostals of Murfreesboro and a former member of the Huntland Pentecostal Church.
She is survived by her husband of 65 years James Willie Hancock of Murfreesboro, two sons Perry Keith (Beverly) Hancock and Charles Danny (Darlene) Hancock both of Murfreesboro, a daughter Jamie Teressia Hancock of Murfreesboro, grandchildren Chassidy (Kevin) Allen, Josh (Charrier) Hancock, Lindsey (Wesley) Stephens, Jeffrey Kyle Hancock, Steven Kale (Amanda) Hancock, great grandchildren Kaylee Allen, Avery Allen and Emory Allen, one sister Catherine Strange of Booneville, MS. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by two brothers, Charles and Guy Stennett.
Visitation with the family will be Sunday August 30, 2015 from 12-2 PM at Higgins Funeral Home, 213 E. Market St., Fayetteville, TN.