Hancock, Frank Houston

Frank Houston Hancock Frank Houston Hancock, 86, passed away in his Jonesboro home, April 2, 2011. He was preceded in death by his lovely wife, Sue. He is survived by his two sons, Frank and Mike; daughter, Kathy; 12 grandchildren, and 17 great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. A native of Hopewell, Va., he served in the U.S. Navy on board the USS SWEARER DE186 in the Pacific Theatre during WWII. He came to Atlanta in 1955 to fly for Eastern Airlines, and retired an Eastern Captain in 1981. “NOT LOST, BUT GONE BEFORE” Funeral Mass will be Thursday, April 7, at 10:30 a.m., at St. Philip Benizi Catholic Church in Jonesboro. The family will receive friends at 9:30 a.m., at the church. Lunch will be served after Mass, and then, we will proceed to the cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be sent to St. Philip Benizi Catholic Church, 591 Flint River Road, Jonesboro, Ga. 30236, or Southwest Christian Hospice Care, 7225 Lester Road, Union City, Ga. 30291. Pope Dickson & Son, Jonesboro Chapel, (770) 478-7211.