Geraldine Ann “Gerry” Mock, 81, died Wednesday, May 28, 2014, at Presbyterian Manor in Sterling. She was born Oct. 10, 1932, in Iola to Burnham Taylor and Sarah Rachel Hedges English. She was a 1950 graduate of Iola High School.
She married Marion Leland “Shorty” Mock on June 10, 1950, in Iola. He died Aug. 20, 2008.
Survivors include children, Leland Mock and wife Anna, South Hutchinson, Mark Mock and wife Debbie, Hutchinson, Joyce Mock, Hutchinson, Connie Mock, Huntsville, Ark.; nine grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; brother, William “Bill” English and wife Deloris, Kansas City, Kan.
Geraldine was preceded in death by her parents, brother, Jack English and sister, Betty Lou Baker.
A funeral service is at 10 a.m., today, at Elliott Mortuary with Pastor Matt Stafford presiding. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery, Elmer. Memorial contributions may be made to Harden Hospice in care of Elliott Mortuary, 1219 N. Main, Hutchinson, KS 67501. Visit www.elliottmortuary.com to leave a personal condolence for Gerry’s family.
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