Obituary of Mellie Mariah Cavenaugh Hanchey ~ 1974

Source: Wilmington Morning Star Jun 1 1974

Rose Hill - Mrs. Mellie Cavenaugh Hanchey, age 85, of Richmond, Va., 
formerly of Rose Hill, died Thursday.
Funeral services will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. from the Rose Hill 
Pentecostal Freewill Baptist Church conducted by the Rev. K. D. Brown 
and Rev. David Smith. 
Burial will follow in the Little Creek Cemetery near Wallace.
Surviving are two daughters, Mrs. Mellie H. Johnson and Mrs. Sarah H. 
Boettger, both of Richmond, Va. Four sons, Joseph H. Hanchey, Wilbur C. 
Hanchey, Elwood Hanchey and William H. Hanchey, Jr., all of Richmond, Va. 
One sister, Mrs. Lillian Alexander of Rose Hill, 15 grandchildren and 11 
A native of Duplin County, she was the daughter of the late Quincey and 
Margarett Savage Cavenaugh, and the widow of William H. Hanchey Sr. 
She was a member of Rose Hill Pentecostal Freewill Baptist Church.
Visitation will be from the Edgerton Funeral Home in Wallace from 
Saturday a.m. until 12 noon Sunday when the body will be taken to the 
The family will be at the residence of Mrs. Marie Chestnut in Rose Hill.

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