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Virginia Hancock Denton

GLASGOW – Virginia Hancock Denton, 87, passed away Wednesday, November 22, 2023, at Barren County Health & Rehabilitation Center. A native of Clinton County, she was the daughter of the late James Henry Hancock and Allie Edith Owens Hancock.

Virginia was a retired bookkeeper for Glasgow Board of Education and a member of the Park City United Methodist Church where she had served many years as treasurer. She shared many interests, but her favorite times were spent with family, flowers, and cooking.

Survivors include her husband, James Denton; one son, Dana Denton and his wife Joy Settle Denton of Bowling Green; one daughter, Dawn Lee Barbour of Tompkinsville; three grandchildren, Sydney Denton, David Barbour, and Daniel Barbour; several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one daughter, Dona Denton Davis; one brother, Buddy Hancock; and two sisters, Joyce Hancock Devore and Janice Hancock Matthews.

Funeral services will be held at 12 noon Saturday, November 25, 2023, at the Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home with burial in the Evergreen Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday and after 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

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