Donna Jean Hancock, 65, of West Portsmouth, died Thursday, March 10, 2016, at Edgewood Manor in Lucasville. Born on August 14, 1950 in Portsmouth, she was a daughter of the late Verlin and Joan Hotop Castle and was formerly employed at the Scioto County Department of Jobs and Family Services.
Donna was a 1968 graduate of West High School, attended McDermott United Methodist Church and was a lay minister with the United Methodist Church.
Preceding her in death was her husband, Robert Hancock.
Surviving are a stepson, Brian Hancock; two stepdaughters, Janet Hancock-Spears and Marcia Shedroff; two brothers, Ronald Castle and Craig Castle; a sister, Connie Spencer; three granddaughters, Courtney Galinger, Aubrey Bray and Hilary Bray; three grandsons, Craig Hancock, Ryan Hancock and Aaron Hancock and nine great-grandchildren.
Also surviving are two nephews, Todd Bretz and Chris Spencer and four nieces, Amy Powell, Amanda Crawford, Christa Benson and Victoria Castle.
A graveside service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, March 14th, at Scioto Burial Park with Rev. Phil Howard officiating.
The family will receive guests at the BRANT FUNERAL HOME IN SCIOTOVILLE from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. on Sunday.
Memorial gifts may be made to SOMC Hospice.