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Rissie Overbay Brock
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Birth: Aug. 2, 1918
Kentucky, USA
Death: Oct. 14, 2010
Kentucky, USA

Rissie Overbay Brock, 92 years of age, of Brodhead, Kentucky passed into eternal rest on Thursday, October 14th, 2010 at her home, with her loving family by her side.

Rissie entered into this life on August 2nd, 1918 in Pine Hill, Kentucky, the daughter of William Lucas Overbay and Mattie Cottongim Overbay, both of whom preceded her in death. She was united in marriage to Reverend Virgil Brock, on February 15th, 1941 and to their union of marriage came seven children to richly bless their home. Rissie was a homemaker, and spent her days loving and caring for her family. She was a member of the Union Chapel Pentecostal Church, and the Rockcastle County Ladies Library Club, and is remembered for her love of crocheting, gardening, and ceramic art.

Rissie was survived by her seven children, Barbara (and her husband, Audy) Faulkner of Copper Creek, Kentucky, Melvin (and his wife, Helen) Brock of Brodhead, Kentucky, Doug Sr. (and his wife, Judy) Brock of Mt. Vernon, Kentucky, Shelia (and her husband, Dallas) Severance of Copper Creek, Kentucky, Phyllis (and her husband, Reggie) Benge of Mt. Vernon, Kentucky, Linda Brock of Mt. Vernon, Kentucky, and Gloria Brock of Hamilton, Ohio; thirteen grandchildren; seventeen great grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, friends, and neighbors who mourn her passing.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Reverend Virgil Brock; her parents, William Lucas, and Mattie Cottongim Overbay; three brothers; and six sisters.

Visitations were held on Saturday, October 16th, 2010 from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at the Marvin E. Owens Home for Funerals. Visitation were also held on Sunday, October 17th, 2010 from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon at the Marvin E. Owens Home for Funerals, and from 1:00 p.m. until the time of service at the Union Chapel Pentecostal Church .

Funeral services were conducted on Sunday, October 17th, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. at the Union Chapel Pentecostal Church with Rev. Ralph Reynolds officiating.

Those serving as casket bearers were Chris Faulkner, Chad Brock, Eric Brock, Doug Brock Jr., Chad Severance, Spencer Benge, and Gary Hopkins.

Interment followed in the Saylor Cemetery in Rockcastle County, Kentucky.


I'd like the memory of me
to be a happy one.
I'd like to leave an after glow
of smiles when life is done.
I'd like to leave an echo
whispering softly down the ways,
Of happy times and laughing times
and bright and sunny days.
I'd like the tears of those who grieve,
to dry before the sun
of happy memories
that I leave when my life is done. 
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  Virgil Brock (1917 - 1991)*
*Calculated relationship
Saylor Cemetery
Rockcastle County
Kentucky, USA
Created by: Cadmus
Record added: Nov 05, 2010
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Rissie <i>Overbay</i> Brock
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- Bill Vanderpool
 Added: Dec. 15, 2013
Those we love remain with us for love itself lives on. Cherished memories will never fade, because one loved is gone. Those we love can never be, more than a thought apart, for as long as there is a memory, they live with in our heart.
- Cadmus
 Added: Nov. 5, 2010

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