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Polly Hance

Mattie “Polly” Roberts Hance




Mattie “Polly” Roberts Hance, age 83, of 204 Marion Street, and wife of the late Adrian Hugh Hance, passed away on Tuesday, May 12, 2020, at Magnolia Manor in Spartanburg.


Born in Laurens, she was a daughter of the late Jack and Grace Thompson Roberts. A member of Laurens Church of God, Polly enjoyed gardening and singer Jimmy Swaggart. Her dog Molly was her companion.


She is survived by: daughters, Cathy Stapleton and husband Robert of Whitmire, Vickie Hughes and husband Brad of Gray Court; a son, Billy Hance of Laurens; grandchildren, Zach Hance and wife Bree, Demi Hughes and August Hughes; and a great grandchild, Castiel Dodgen.


In addition to her husband and parents, she was predeceased by a brother, Ricky Roberts; and a sister Gloria Dean Roberts.


A private graveside service will be held on Friday, May 15, 2020, at Forest Lawn Cemetery conducted by Rev. Dr. Bryan Malone.


In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Laurens Church of God, 910 North Harper Street, Laurens, SC 29360.


Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.thekennedymortuary.com.

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BILLY and family so sorry for your lost. I worked with Polly at Torrington.She was a nice lady.

Sandy Howell May 19 2020 12:00 AM

Polly was a special friend and neighbor for many years. A quiet lady with such a big heart and loved her family. She l will be joining my Bennie and her sweet husband in Heaven. Love to family and May God bring you sweet peace and comfort.

BettyAnn Spires May 19 2020 12:00 AM

Cathy & Billy,
Hazel and I were very sorry to hear of your mother's passing. We both remember her from our days at Torrington. We pray that you will be comforted in the days to come.

Hank and Hazel Fowler May 15 2020 12:00 AM

Cathy, Robert and family,
All of you are in our thoughts and prayers. Your Mom will live forever in your heart! We hope that you can find comfort in knowing that she is with God and your Dad.
Love you both,
Glen and Sharon Morton

Sharon Morton May 14 2020 12:00 AM

Kathy I am so sorry to hear about Polly. You know how much I loved her and always enjoyed running to hug her at church. She was a blessing to me. I pray for peace and comfort for you, Vickie and Billy. Blessed to know exactly where Polly is right now, in the arms of God.

Rita Quinton May 13 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Polly Hance

Norman Self May 13 2020 12:00 AM

Cathy and Billy
So very sorry to hear about your mom, she was a precious lady, Ive always thought a lot of Polly and Adrian, they were the best..
Gail (Langston) Bouknight

Gail Bouknight May 12 2020 12:00 AM

I worked a long time with Polly at Torrington. My condolences to the family. Joyce Lanford

Joyce Lanford May 12 2020 12:00 AM