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Jessie Wade Hancock – Obituary

Jessie HancockJessie Wade Hancock, 48, of Goreville, passed away at 7:50am on Tuesday, March 1, 2016 at his home.

Jessie was born on February 27, 1968 in Cape Girardeau, MO to Ronald and Shirley (Newton) Hancock.

He was a tower communication technician for various contractors throughout the US. Jessie loved to travel and enjoyed boating, fishing and playing pranks on friends and family and he was very witty.  He will be missed by all who knew and loved him.

Survivors include:

Grandmother-Mary Merriam of Goreville

Mother and step father-Shirley and James Jones of Goreville

Father and step mother-Ronald and Janice Hancock of Goreville

Son-R.J. Hancock of Goreville

Daughter-Ruby Jean Wolfe of Titusville

Daughter-Journey Hancock of Anna

Grandson-Brayden Hancock of Elco

Brother and sister in law-Ronald Jacob and Amber Hancock of Goreville

Several nieces and nephews

He was preceded in death by his grandparents and brother, Grady Hancock

Memorial services will be held on Friday, March 4, 2016 at 3pm at the First Pentecostal Church/ 915 N. Broadway in Goreville with Rev. R.G. Null officiating.  Inurnment will follow at Cana Cemetery.  Visitation will also be on Friday from 1pm until the time of service at the church.

Blue Funeral Home in Goreville is assisting the family with arrangements.

Memorial Donations are suggested to the Goreville First Pentecostal Church and will be accepted at Blue Funeral Home/ 812 South Broadway/ Goreville, IL  62939.  For more information or to sign the memorial guest register please visit

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