Wednesday Obituary

Lina Warren Brock
(February 21, 1920 – November 27, 2012)

A resident of Amite, she passed away at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at her home. She was born February 21, 1920 in Lismore, LA and was 92 years of age. She received her Bachelor of Science Degree from Northwestern Louisiana University in 1942, worked as a Rural Sociologist for LSU Ag Center in Baton Rouge and later taught high school until her retirement. She was known as “The Flower Lady” and received numerous Garden of the Month awards. She is survived by her 4 children, Bettie Johnson and husband, Charles, Thibodaux, Carolyn Helms and husband, Vernon, Schriever, Latimer A. “Bubba” Brock, Jr. and wife, Cecelia, Natalbany and Robbie Davenport, Lismore; 11 grandchildren, Kristin H. LaFleur, Latimer A. “Bub” Brock, III, and wife, Jill, Casey H. Smythe and husband, Jimmy, Jay E. Helms and wife, Rosemary, Dennis Lee Brock and wife, Gretchen, Leslie P. Clifton and husband, Bubba, Cristalle Brock, Amanda P. Coleman and husband, Jeffrey, Rebecca J. Overmier and husband, Scott, Lauren J. Jambon and husband, Ross and James B. Brock; 18 great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by her husband, Latimer A. Brock, Sr.; son, Ray E. Brock; parents, Pierre and Sally Beard Warren; infant sister, Bettie Etta Warren; second husband, Irvin P. Bernard, Sr. The family would like to thank Community Care Hospice, her two sitters, Jan Hall and her daughter, Robbie, for their dedicated care and service. Visitation at St. Helena Catholic Church, Amite, from 8 a.m. until religious services at 10 a.m. on Friday, November 30, 2012. Services conducted by Fr. Mark Beard. Interment Mulberry Street Cemetery, Amite. McKneely Funeral Home, Amite, in charge of arrangements. For an online guestbook, visit http://www.mckneelys.com.