Funeral services for Faye Hancock, 83, of Center Hill will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012, Center Hill Baptist Church, the Rev. Delbert Freeman officiating, with interment in Duck River Cemetery. Mrs. Hancock will lie in state from 10 to 11 a.m. at the church.
Hanceville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Hancock passed away Tuesday, Nov. 6, at Hanceville Nursing and Rehab. She was born Oct. 25, 1929, in Cullman County to Huey B. and Ezma G. Nuss Whitaker. She loved to take trips with her sisters and also started a church in her community in honor of her son, Rocky. She will be greatly missed by all in her Center Hill community.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her two husbands, Hubert E. Gable and James Franklin Hancock; a son, Rocky Alan Gable; two sisters, Dorothy S. Dial and Virginia René Whitaker; and a brother, Ferris E. Whitaker.
Survivors include three children, Rita Faye (Gary) Patterson, Rhonda June (Richard) Wright and Barry Eskue (Carla) Gable; five grandchildren, Kristi A. Patterson, Amanda Jill Brown, Cliff A. Handley III, Jakob R. Gable and Emily J. Gable; two great-grandchildren, Blakelee A. Patterson and Zadie E. Handley; and her tenant family.
The family will receive friends from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.