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Sara Evelyn Hoch

March 23, 1948 ~ May 18, 2022 (age 74)


Sara Evelyn Hoch, 74, passed away on May 18, 2022. Sara was born on March 23, 1948 to Delmar Royal Stanphill and Ercel Mae Fancher Stanphill in Little Rock, AR. She grew up an Army Brat and was fortunate to live in several countries and various places in the United States. Sara received her master’s in education from Howard Payne College and was a dedicated teacher for 41 years. She married the love of her life, John Hoch II in 1984. They had been married for 37 years when John passed in 2021. They had two boys, Christopher and Daniel of whom she was very proud. Sara and her teacher friends began at Martin Walker Elementary School in Copperas Cove, TX. when it opened. She taught in Copperas Cove for 40 plus years eventually retiring. In her spare time, she enjoyed crocheting, sewing, just about any type of crafting. Sara loved her boys and her family, she will be missed dearly.

Sara was preceded in death by her parents, Delmar and Ercel Stanphill and her husband John Hoch.

She is survived by her sons, Christopher Hoch and Daniel Hoch; her first cousins that were very close to Sara, Jimmy Reaves (Betty) from Nolensville, TN., Don Reeves (Brenda) from Senatobia, MS., Myra Daughtery from Memphis, TN., Ann Wingate from Memphis, TN., Daniel Rainey (Julia) from Alexandria, Virginia and blessed with extended family and friends.

Please send memorials to Grace Bible Church 1203 Winkler Avenue in Killeen, TX 76542 for children's and youth ministry.

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Celebration of Life
June 9, 2022

6:00 PM
Grace Bible Church
1203 Winkler Avenue
Killeen, TX 76542

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