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Obituary: Anna Hancher, Elizabethtown


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Anna E. Hancher, 89 of Elizabethtown passed away Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at Schneck Memorial Hospital in Seymour.

She loved flea marketing and operated her own flea market booth for years. She was a Lady of the Moose Lodge and a member of the American Legion. She enjoyed going to garage sales, playing cards and visiting Las Vegas and other places to play casino games.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Norman Funeral Home in Hope with Pastor Jerry Day Jr. officiating. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and from 10 a.m. until service time Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Garland Brook Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be donated to the donor's choice of charity.

Born November 2, 1924, Anna was the daughter of Joseph and Eva Graham Wright. She married Edwin Earl "Rocky" Drake in 1945 and he preceded her in death. She then married Robert Lee Hancher, Sr. in November of 1950 and he preceded her in death in October of 1984.

Survivors include daughters, Althea (Pete) Jones of Elizabethtown, Betty (Jerry) Bell of Brown County and Lila (Eric) Wedan of Brown County; a stepson, Robert Lee Hancher, Jr. of Florida; grandchildren, Misty (Scott) Sampson of Brown County, Amber Hancher of Elizabethtown and Shannon (Rob) Grimes of Muncie; a great granddaughter, Emily Grimes of Muncie; siblings, Joe Wright of Shelbyville, Evelyn Martin of Columbus, Deana Giles of Letts and Jason Wright of Letts.

Anna was preceded in death by her parents; two husbands; sons, David Lee, Monty and Ronnie Hancher; one granddaughter, Anna Renae; a daughter-in-law, Raye Hancher; and five brothers.

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