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Devona Pectol

Female 1913 - 2007  (94 years)


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  • Name Devona Pectol 
    Born 25 Aug 1913  Torrey, Wayne, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 26 Aug 2007  Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Devona Pectol Hancock "The Last Leaf"

      Our beloved mother and grandmother, Devona Pectol Hancock passed away August 26, 2007 at the age of 94 in the home of her daughter in Salt Lake City. She was born August 25, 1913 in Torrey, Utah to Ephraim Portman and Dorothy Hickman Pectol. She attended grade school in Torrey and graduated from Richfield High School. She worked for the State of Utah as a House Clerk 1935-36. During that time, she attended Excelsis Beauty School and became a Beautician. Devona married Ernest Maynard Hancock on May 13, 1935. They were sealed in the Salt Lake Temple on June 25, 1951 with their five children. Later they were divorced civilly. Being devoted to her patrons as a beautician and a loving friend until she was 85-years-old. She attended LDS Business College in 1961 and then went to work for the LDS Church Printing Department , from which she retired at age 65. Devona was always active in the LDS Church holding many responsible positions, both in the Ward and Stake, which she fulfilled to her best ability and dedication. She directed many roadshows, plays, speech festivals and a Living Arts Festival for the Cannon Stake for eight years. She served a mission in 1966 in Florida and Puerto Rico. She has traveled extensively all over the world. Was involved in the Keynotes and Sweet Adelines. She was an officer and teacher in the Daughter of the Pioneers for many years. She met with Pioneer Stake board members (Pican) for over 50 years. She was part of two study groups with dear friends for over 50 years. She helped organize family reunions for the Pectol and Hickman Families and also the Wayne County Reunion held each year in Salt Lake.

      Preceded in death by parents, sisters, Florence Covington, Leona Holt, Eleanor Pectol, Fontella Webster and Golda Busk, brother Ephraim Pectol, a son-in law, Ray Kenney, two grandchildren, four great grandchildren. She was a loving and caring mother to her surviving children, Dorothy (Isaac W.) Barlow, Vona Dee Kenney, E. Maynard Hancock, Gloria (Kent) Kuhn and Brent P.(Diane) Hancock, 39 grandchildren, 214 great-grandchildren and 47 great-great-grandchildren.

      Funeral services will be held Saturday, September 1, 2007 at 12 p.m. in the Cannon Stake Center, 934 West Fremont Ave. (1110 South) A viewing will be held at Larkin Sunset Gardens Mortuary, 1950 E. 10600 So. Friday, Aug. 31, 2007 from 6-8 p.m. and Saturday at the Church 10:45-11:45 a.m. Interment Larkin Sunset Gardens. ___________________________________________________________
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    Person ID I7089  Henry Grow Family
    Last Modified 13 Oct 2012 

    Father Deseret Narrent Hickman,   b. 1856,   d. 1919  (Age 63 years) 
    Mother Dorothy Ann Carrell,   b. 1859,   d. 1922  (Age 63 years) 
    Family ID F4592  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ernest Maynard Hancock,   b. 24 Jan 1913, Panguitch, Garfield, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Oct 1993, Murray, Salt Lake, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 13 May 1935  Evanston, Uinta, Wyoming Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
     3. Living
     4. Living
     5. Living
    Last Modified 13 Mar 2013 
    Family ID F2235  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Aug 1913 - Torrey, Wayne, Utah Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 13 May 1935 - Evanston, Uinta, Wyoming Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 Aug 2007 - Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Link to Google Earth
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