Nancy Nelson Mock

Published 3:42 pm Friday, September 1, 2023

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Nancy Nelson Mock, 88, of Advance, went to her heavenly home on Aug. 31, 2023 after a period of declining health.

She was born on April 22, 1935 to Walter Carl and Myrtle Mabe Nelson. She was a lifetime member of Mocks Church, where she worked in the children’s ministry. She was a caring wife, dedicated mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She was known for her delicious, decorated cakes and beautiful flowering plants. She married Lawrence Lee Mock,Sr., on Nov. 26, 1953.  They were married for almost 70 years.

Surviving are: her husband of the home, Lawrence Lee Mock Sr.; their 3 children,  Lawrence Lee “Larry” Mock Jr., (Ida), Alan Gray Mock (Helen), and Michael “Craig” Mock (Rhonda); 6 grandchildren, Kasey Stevens (Jamie), Bryant Mock (Marie), Morgan Mock, Stefan Mock, Lauren Brown (Matthew), and Michael Mock; 5 great-grandchildren, Kaylor Mock, Elaina Mock, Lillie Stevens, Lincoln Lester, and Layton Brown; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by: her parents; 2 sisters,  Dorothy Lineberry and Margaret Myers, and a brother, Paul Nelson.

A graveside service will be held Tuesday, Sept. 5 at 10 a.m. at Mocks Church Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to: Mocks Church Children’s Ministry.

Hayworth-Miller Kinderton Chapel of Advance ishandling the arrangements for the family.   

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