Sara Frances Nelms Hancock, 87, of Chattanooga, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, October 14, 2020. She was born in Catoosa County and had lived in Sale Creek, Tennessee for many years, before moving back to the North Georgia area. She was of the Baptist faith and had previously worked at Hutcheson Medical, formerly Tri-County for many years as a Registered Nurse. She was a member of the Department of Agriculture for Women, enjoyed teaching adult English and loved playing Bridge. She was also active with playing the piano and organ for many churches and was the longest resident of the East Ridge Retirement Center. She will truly be missed by all who knew her. She was preceded in death by her parents, Rev. A. F. & Mary Belle Nelms; husband, Frank Hancock and siblings, Doris Pitts, David Nelms and Gene Nelms.