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Gainesville woman teaches Sunday School for seven decades
St. Paul United Methodist Church member retires after 73 years of service
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Evelyn Hancock sits in her former Sunday school classroom last week. The waterfall behind her and other decorations are for her young students. - photo by NAT GURLEY
Evelyn Hancock has spent most of her life teaching young children about the Bible. The 88-year-old lifelong member of St. Paul United Methodist Church in Gainesville has taught kindergartners Sunday school almost every week for more than seven decades. She retired in January after breaking her hip following 73 years of Christian service.