Jo Anne Hancock, of Columbia, July 12, 1956 — Jan. 1, 2011

Monday, August 13, 2012 | 6:19 p.m. CDT

Jo Anne Hancock, 56, of Columbia passed away January 1, 2011.

She was born in Boone County, MO to Ruth (Kluge) and Barton Griffith on July 12, 1956.

There will be a graveside service at 11 am on Saturday, August 18, 2012, at Memorial Park Cemetery in Columbia. This service is to honor both Jo Anne and her sister, Jane Jenkins.

Jo Anne was a loving mother and is greatly missed.

She is survived by her children: Leslie Hancock and Chris Hancock both of Kansas City; and one sister, Susie Geurin of Virginia. She was preceded in death by her parents.

Memorial donations are suggested to the American Cancer Society.

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