Jo Anne Hancock remembered as a loving mother

Monday, August 13, 2012 | 6:41 p.m. CDT; updated 6:55 p.m. CDT, Monday, August 13, 2012

COLUMBIA — Jo Anne Hancock of Columbia died Saturday, Jan. 1, 2011. She was 54. 

Mrs. Hancock was born July 12, 1956, in Boone County to Barton and Ruth (Kluge) Griffith. 

She is remembered as a loving mother and is greatly missed by her family and friends.

Mrs. Hancock is survived by two children, Leslie and Chris Hancock, both of Kansas City; and a sister, Susie Geurin of Virginia.

Her parents died earlier.

Services will be held for Mrs. Hancock and her sister, Jane Jenkins, at 11 a.m. Saturday at Memorial Park Cemetery, 1217 Business Loop 70 W.

Memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society, 1900 N. Providence Road #105, Columbia, MO 65202. 

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