|Birth: ||Apr. 10, 1923|
|Death: ||Jul. 9, 2007|
Shirley Clancy Bock, 84, passed away Monday July 9, 2007 at St. Joseph's Hospital in Lexington, KY. She was born April 10, 1923 in Chicago, IL, to Mark Wendell and Ida May Clancy.
Shirley graduated from DePauw University in Greencastle, IN, where she was a member of Alpha Phi sorority. While studying there, she met the love of her life, Martin R. Bock Jr. They were married on June 19, 1943. While Marty was overseas during WWII, Shirley worked as a chemist at Swift & Company and was instrumental in the development of Swiftning shortening. In 1947 they moved from Chicago to Richmond, KY. Shirley devoted her life to her children and their many activities, while also helping in her husband's CPA practice. She was very active in the First Presbyterian Church, teaching Sunday School in her younger years, participating in her Circle, growing with her children in their youth groups and after being widowed continuing by working in the church library. She was one of the original condominium owners at St. Andrews Place and contributed toward the building of McCready Manor where she lived for the last few years of her life.
She is survived by three daughters: Carol Tumidiski of Mooresville, IN; Barbara Guerra and husband, Leo of Kerrville, TX; and Janet Coyle and husband, Butch of Richmond, KY. She is also survived by her grandson, Bryan Luman and wife, Shelly of Highlands Ranch, CO, her granddaughter Marty Conny and husband, Craig of Niagara Falls, NY and great grandchildren Shelby Luman, Tyler Luman, Jessica Conny, Danyelle Conny and Taylor Conny.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and her brother, Raymond W. Clancy.
Funeral services will be 1:00 P.M. Saturday July 14, 2007 at the Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home with the Rev. Rollin Tartar and the Rev. Phillip Holman officiating. Burial will follow in the Madison County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 11:00 A.M. until service time on Saturday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests the expression of sympathy be made through a contribution to the McCready-Telford Foundation, 300 Stocker Drive, Richmond, KY 40475, or to the church or charity of one's choice.
Madison County Memorial Gardens
Created by: Wanda Kenley
Record added: Jul 14, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20452223
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