Mrs. Imogene Carawan Hancock

Published 3:17 am Thursday, February 12, 2009

By Staff
WASHINGTON — Mrs. Imogene Carawan Hancock, age 80, Beaufort County, NC went home to be with the Lord on Monday, February 9, 2009.
A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, February 13, 2009 in the chapel of Hillside Funeral Service with Dr. Richard Sheriff officiating. Burial will follow at Oakdale Cemetery, Washington.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, February 12 at Hillside Funeral Service, 4500 Highway 264 East, Washington, NC.
Mrs. Hancock was born October 26, 1928 in Pamlico County. She was the daughter of the late Jesse Carawan, Jr. and Maude Davis Carawan. She was married to Amos A. Hancock, who preceded her in death September 13, 1995. She was a homemaker. She was a former member of Hunter’s Bridge Church of Christ, a member of First Baptist Church of Chocowinity, and a member of several senior citizens organizations. Mrs. Hancock loved life and her many friends.
She is survived by three daughters, Ellen H. Bayne of Pine Level, NC, Mrs. Carol H. Hardison and husband, Jim of Fremont, NC and Nancy Hodges of Chocowinity; two sons, Kerry Hancock and wife, Denise of New Bern, NC and Amos Allen Hancock, Jr. and wife Alice of Charlotte, NC; two brothers, Jesse Monroe Carawan, III and wife Jacque of Plymouth and Leland Carawan and wife Charlotte of Valrico, FL; fifteen grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; special friend, Dick Taylor and George Coghill, who she considered one of her own; and numerous friends and loved ones.
She was preceded in death by one son, Donovan Bennett Hancock and one brother, Elmo Carawan.
Flowers are appreciated or memorial contributions may be directed to: First Baptist Church of Chocowinity, 230 Hwy 33 West, Chocowinity, NC 27817 or The Marion L. Sheppard Cancer Center, 1209 Brown Street, Washington, NC 27889.
You may share a memory with the family and view Mrs. Hancock’s video tribute by visiting
Hillside Funeral Service of Washington is serving the Hancock family.
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