Virginia Fre Della "Freddie" Hancock

August 22, 1922 - January 3, 2022

Virginia Fre Della “Freddie” Hancock, 99, of Owensboro, passed away January 3, 2022, at the Carmel Home. She was born in Waverly, KY to the late Hiram and Della Hancock. Freddie was a member of Blessed Mother Catholic Church and a resident of the Carmel Home. She retired from Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, AL, after 33 years of service. After her retirement, Freddie spent several years working as a real estate agent before moving to Owensboro.

Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Monsignor George Hancock.

Freddie is survived by her brother, Robert Franklin Hancock, of Morganfield, KY; her nieces, Cecelia Hamilton, of Owensboro, Mary (Glenn) Byars, of Morganfield, and Karen (Andy) Ducker, of Coral Springs, FL; as well as several great nieces and nephews.

The funeral Mass will be 11am Friday at the Carmel Home, with visitation beginning at 9am. Burial will follow in St. Ann Cemetery in Morganfield. Care by Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Foundation, or to the Carmel Home.

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