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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.

  • December 19
    Bingo
    5 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North.
  • December 19
    Christmas sing-along at The Playhouse
    7:30 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 19
    Live band at dance barn
    6 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 19
    Live hip hop music at dance barn
    7 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 20
    Live band at dance barn
    6 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 20
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 20
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • December 20
    'Gone Girl' at the Playhouse
    1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 20
    Railroad museum features model Christmas trains
    1 to 7 p.m. BC RR Museum, 18 W. Three Story Hill Road, Fruitdale
  • December 21
    'Gone Girl' at the Playhouse
    1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 21
    Railroad museum features model Christmas trains´╗┐
    1 to 7 p.m. BC RR Museum, 18 W. Three Story Hill Road, Fruitdale
  • December 23
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 24
    Nashville government offices CLOSED
  • December 24
    Christmas Eve Communion service at Becks Grove church
    7 p.m. Becks Grove Christian Church, 8009 Becks Grove Road
  • December 24
    Candlelight service at Helmsburg church Christmas Eve
    7 p.m. Brown County Community Church, 2370 Main St., Helmsburg
  • December 24
    Candlelight service set for Christmas Eve
    6:30 p.m. Country Gospel Music Church, 5181 State Road 46 East
  • December 24
    Cordry church hosts candlelight service Christmas Eve
    7 p.m. Church of the Lakes, 8844 Nineveh Road
  • December 25
    Government Offices CLOSED
  • December 26
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • December 26
    Brown County Government Offices CLOSED
  • December 27
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • December 27
    Live band at dance barn
    7:30 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 29
    Jackson Township Board
    7 p.m. Jackson Township Board, Trustee's Office, 5765 Carmel Ridge Road