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Anna E. Hancher, 89, Elizabethtown

Anna E. Hancher, 89, 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, April 23 at Norman Funeral Home in Hope with Pastor Jerry Day Jr. officiating. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 22 and from 10 a.m. until service time Wednesday, April 23 at the funeral home. Burial will be at Garland Brook Cemetery.

Memorial contributions can be made to the donor's choice of charity.

Born Nov. 2, 1924, Anna was 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 Nov. 1950 and he preceded her in death in Oct. 1984.

Survivors include daughters, Althea (Pete) Jones of Elizabethtown, Betty (Jerry) Bell and Lila (Eric) Wedan, both 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 and Jason Wright, both of Letts.

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

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