Obit: Earnest Reed Brock of Niota, TN died 31 May 2005
Earnest Reed Brock, 83, of Niota, died Tuesday, May 31, 2005, at Sweetwater Nursing Home.
A native and lifelong resident of McMinn County, he was a son of the late Terry Willis and Mary Ann Wattenbarger Brock. He was retired from the McMinn County Highway Department and was preceded in death by his wife, Della Idona Milsap Brock; three brothers, Elbert Fate Brock, T.W. Brock and Mosie Brock; and one sister, Guilema Thompson.
Survivors include one sister, Alma Loise Hyde of Athens; one sister-in-law, Opal Jarvis of Rockwood; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be 8 p.m. Wednesday in the chapel of Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home with the Rev. Jack Nunley and the Rev. Caggie Scruggs officiating. Burial will be 11 a.m. Thursday in Buttram Cemetery.
Active pallbearers will be Danny Reagan, Travis Reagan, John Stafford, John Crisp, Billy Millsaps and Randy Mason.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home of Athens is in charge of arrangements.