Myrtie Lee Phillips Brock, 87, of Bowman, died Thursday, December 25, 2008, at Brown Memorial Convalescent Center in Royston.
Born in Banks County on October 19, 1921, she was the daughter of the late Talmadge Joe and Tempie Mae Hembree Phillips. She was a retired sewing machine operator and was Holiness. She was preceded in death by her husband, Cleveland Curtis “Jay Bird” Brock; great-grandsons, Alex Brown and Brock Whiddon; a brother, Felton Hembree; and sisters, Naomi Baird and Susie Mae Phillips.
Survivors include daughters and sons-in-law, Lynda Brown, Commerce, Gail and Jimmy Norton, Royston, Amy and Steve Dempsey, Bowman; brother, Okie Phillips, Commerce; sister, Mary Ann Loggins, Statham; eight grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Saturday, December 27, in the chapel of Pruitt Funeral Home with the Rev. Johnny Stowe officiating. Burial was in the Howington Cemetery in Nicholson.
Pruitt Funeral Home, Royston, was in charge of arrangements.