Sandra Ruth (Hancock) Stark

July 28, 1940 ~ February 15, 2020 (age 79)


Mrs. Sandra Ruth Hancock Stark, age 79, of Bastrop, Texas, passed away on February 15, 2020, in Bastrop, Texas.

She was born July 28, 1940, in Gary, Texas, to Ila Belle (Witherspoon) Hancock and Ommer "O.J." Hancock. She was a wife, mother, homemaker, and poet. She was a 1958 graduate of Carthage High School in Carthage, Texas. She later attended Panola College, Victoria College, and Schreiner College. Mrs. Stark was a school secretary for many years in the Yorktown, Center Point, Cuero, and Ozona schools. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star for 48 years.

She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Herman Donese "Don" Stark; daughter, Melody of Austin, Texas. Also surviving are four brothers, James W. Hancock of Plano, Texas, Terry Hancock and wife Mary of Copperas Cove, Texas, Huey Dan Hancock and wife Cindy of Henderson, Texas, and Russell Dean Hancock of Big Sandy, Texas; and numerous nephews and nieces. 

Memorial graveside services are being planned for 11:00 a.m. Saturday, March 14, 2020, at Liberty Hill Memorial Garden, located on Hwy. 147 North in San Augustine, Texas, with Bro. Frank Holrath officiating.

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Graveside Service
March 14, 2020

11:00 AM
Liberty Hill Memorial Garden
State Hwy 147 North
San Augustine County, TX 75972

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