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Ruth Hancock Rollins

July 31, 1921 September 2, 2018
Ruth Hancock Rollins
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Ruth was born in Richmond, VA in 1921, the daughter of Swaney Harris and Hert Lee Hancock Sr., of Henderson, NC. She and her brothers Lee and Quinlan Hancock, graduated from George Washington High School of Alexandria, VA, where she was once drum majorette of the marching band.
A lifelong artist, Ruth’s first job was a photograph tinter at the Hecht Company in Washington, DC. Later, in a 30 year career as a portraitist, she directed the dressing, spotlighting, and posing of clientage at Washington, DC’S Bachrach Studio.
Ruth was most recently the manager of Gallery Petalouth of Alexandria, VA. She was the wife of the late LCDR Edward Lawton Rollins, USN, of Victoria, VA and is survived by one son, Tony Redman of Alexandria, VA. Interment at Arlington National Cemetery on a later date.

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Arlington National Cemetery Final Resting Place

1 Memorial Drive
Arlington, VA 22211

1 Memorial Drive Arlington 22211 VA
United States

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