Born 11-21-1931 -- Died 3-19-2007
Loyd Junior Hancock, of Salem, son of the late Buford Hancock and Lottie Pearl Hancock was born Nov. 21, 1931, at Wheeling, Ark. He died March 19, 2007, at Fulton County Hospital in Salem, Ark., at the age of 75.
He was united in marriage to Jeannette Denny on Aug. 3, 1958, at Salem. To this union three children were born.
He was self-employed as a farmer and he was a vender for the U.S. Forestry Service for many years. He was a member of Salem First Baptist Church.
Survivors include: his wife, Jeannette of the family home; his children, Loyd Daniel Hancock of Smithville, Texas, Buford Cecil ?Hancock and wife Sue of Wheeling and Lora Lee Hancock of?Kimberling City, Mo.; his grandchildren, Keri, Tracy, Kenneth, Colby, Lorabeth and Blake Hancock; great-grandchildren, Madison and Nicholas Skrapates, William Hancock and Darius Hawks; his sister, Wanda Rohman of Pea Ridge; and a host of friends.
He was preceded in death by his father and mother.
The funeral services were held March 23 at the Cox-Blevins Chapel in Salem with burial following in the Salem Cemetery. Arrangements were under the direction of the Cox-Blevins Funeral Home of Salem.