Ellen was a native of Detroit, Michigan, and the daughter of Dean Benedict and May Stuetzer Johnston. She attended the Wesley Memorial Methodist Church.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Albert R. Hancock, and a son, Jerry L. Hancock.
Survivors include two children: Wayne R. Hancock and Nancy E. Hancock; Daughter-in-Law, Julia Hancock; eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Ellen will be laid to rest beside her husband at Mountain Home National Cemetery.
Memorial contributions in Ellen’s honor can be made to Laman Outreach at 457 Woodland Place Pittsboro, IN 46167, or to the Alzheimer’s Association at 225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17, Chicago, IL 60601.
Memories and condolences may be sent to the family via www.morrisbaker.com.
Morris-Baker Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2001 Oakland Avenue, Johnson City, is serving the Hancock family. (423) 282-1521