2009-11-12 / Obituaries


Laura Mae Gibbs Brock, 83, of Graceville, FL died Oct. 29, 2009 in Graceville.

She was born March 25, 1926. She was a native of Chilton. She was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. D.A. Gibbs. She retired from Vanity Fair in 1996. She also helped her husband run a grocery store for many years in Graceville.

Survivors include two sons, Gene (Annice) Brock, Graceville, FL, Jim (Colleen) Brock, Panama City, FL; one brother, Jesse G. Gibbs, Mobile; four sisters, Mildred Ratcliffe, Pine Hill, Jean Reeves, Jackson, Faye Bumpers, Mobile, Patricia Haskew, Claiborne; two sisters-in-law, Alma Beagle Gibbs, Mobile, Pat Fendley Gibbs, Grove Hill; five grandchildren; six greatgrandchildren; several devoted nephews, nieces and cousins, many of them living in Clarke County.

She was preceded in death by her husband, J.B. (Boots) Brock in 2006.

The service was Oct. 31 in Graceville, FL. Williams Funeral Home Chapel of Graceville, FL directed.

Active pallbearers were her nephews, Russell Andrews, Stan Bradford, Perry Bumpers, Tony Bumpers, Larry Gibbs and Derek Reeves. (42-1tp)

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