|Mary L. Brock, 80, of 657 Knollcrest Dr., Galesburg, IL died at 4:35 PM Sunday, January 3, 2010 in Seminary Manor.
She was born May 7, 1929 in Burlington Junction, IA to John M. and Bessie Jane Wharton Sitton. She married Gale W. Brock October 3, 1948 in Knoxville, IL. He preceded her in death September 28, 2007.
Surviving is a son, Jeffrey Brock of Galesburg, a daughter, Ann Marie Brock of Davenport, IA, 2 brothers, James Sitton of Memphis, TN and Duane (and Andrea) Sitton of Independence, KS, a sister, Ethel (and Millard) Landis of Independence, KS, 2 sisters-in-law, Elna Ann Petersen of Burlington, IA and Jeanette (and Sal) Serbin of Stockbridge, GA and several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents.
Mary was a secretary for Rowe Manufacturing Company in Galesburg for 4 years. She graduated from Knoxville High School in 1947 and graduated from Brown's Business College in Galesburg. She was a member of the First Christian Church, Galesburg. She was a member of Amethysts Club and M-I Club, both in Knoxville and various Bridge Clubs.
Funeral service will be 10:00 AM Thursday January 7, 2010 at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Galesburg Chapel with cremation to follow. The Rev. Greg Fitch will officiate. Visitation will be 5:00 - 7:00 PM Wednesday at the chapel. Private family burial will be at a later date.
Memorials may be made to the First Christian Church or the Galesburg Rescue Mission. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.