Brock, Mary Virginia Jenkins

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Mary Virginia Jenkins Brock, 92, of Pearisburg, Va., passed away early Sunday morning, February 3, 2008.

She was born November 8, 1915 at Roda, Virginia. She was the daughter of the late Isaac Harrison and Amanda Adams Jenkins. She was preceded in death by her husband, Hassel Herman Brock, brother, Lyell Jenkins and sisters, Wilma Bennett, Anna Mae Graves, and Thelma Robinette.

She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, James H. and Claudia Brock, of Roanoke, Va.; and her daughter and son-in-law, Mary Lynn and John Schubert, of Midlothian, Va. She is also survived by her grandsons, Gregory Brock and wife, Donna, of Roanoke, Kevin Brock and wife, Casey, of Graham, N.C., and John Brock of Roanoke; and granddaughters, Kira Routh and husband, Drew, of Midlothian, Va., and Brenan Graham and husband, Sam, of Richmond, Va.; a sister, Louise Duncan of Jackonsville, Fla.; a brother, Isaac Harrison Jenkins, Jr. of Beckley, W. Va.; great-grandchildren, Harrison and Lillian Brock and Sophia Routh. A beloved niece and several nephews also survive her.

Virginia’s special interests were family, church, volunteering, and gardening. She retired from Leggett Department Stores with 18 years service, and in retirement was a volunteer with Carilion Giles Memorial Hospital Auxiliary. She was a member of First United Methodist Church of Pearisburg, Va. for 58 years and during that time was a member of the Anne Hoilman Sunday school class, the Lydia Susanna Circle, the Prayer and Share Group, and the Prime Timers. She also taught pre-school Sunday School classes for over twenty years.

Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, February 6, 2008, at 11 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Pearisburg, with the Rev. Ronnie Mutter officiating, with burial following at 2:30 p.m. in the Mountain View Cemetery in Vinton, Va.

The family would like to express their appreciation to Dr. Kenneth Walker, and her caregivers, Lisa Carrington, Liz Johnston, and Venus Parker. Those wishing to make a memorial may consider the First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 400, Pearisburg, Va. Online condolences can be sent to the family at www.givensfuneralhome.com.