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Wilma S. Brey Hancock

In Obituaries by OC Monitor Staff

OWENSBORO, Ky. — Wilma S. Brey Hancock, 87, of Owensboro, passed away Wednesday, May 8, 2019, at her stepson’s residence. She was born Dec. 2, 1931, at Mt. Pleasant in Ohio County, Kentucky, to the late James A. Stewart and Allean C. Taful Stewart.

She was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Ohio County and retired from General Electric and MPD after 41 ½ years of service.

In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her first husband, Leland C. Brey; her second husband, Wallace G. Hancock Sr.; stepdaughter, Cindy Basham; brothers, Aubrey Stewart, Delmar W. Stewart, Franklin “Jaybird” Stewart, Tony Stewart, and Hurshell A. Stewart; and sisters, Mable Stewart, Myrtle Stewart and Christine Arnold.

Survivors include her stepsons, David Hancock (Debbie) and Wallace G. Hancock Jr.; stepdaughter, Tambra Dunn (Tom); sister, Matilda Lindsey; and several nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 11, at James H. Davis Funeral Home & Crematory. Burial will follow in Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation is from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Mt. Zion Church Cemetery Fund, c/o April Cardwell, P.O. Box 168, Cromwell, KY 42333.

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