John Jeff Brock passed away August 20, 1970 in the Pineville Community Hospital after a brief illness. He was born in Bell County on June 10, 1891 and was the son of the late Henry and Mary Bullins Brock. He was a life long resident of Bell County and a member of the Baptist Church. He was a veteran of World War I.
Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Varilla Lee Brock of Pineville; four daughters, Mrs. Ann Brynn, Covington, Kentucky, Mrs. Elsie Shellins, Cincinnati, Ohio; Mrs. Rugy Saylor, Sharonville, Ohio; Mrs. Susie Metzzer, New Philadelphia, Ohio; four sons, George Brock, Cincinnati, Ohio; Edward Brock, Cincinnati, Ohio; Joe Leo Baker, Sharonville, Ohio; Tommie Baker, Sandyville, Ohio; one sister Mrs. Lucy Napier; Hawaii Island; 20 grandchildren, and 7 great grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Sunday, August 23, 1970 at 12 noon at the Arnett Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Thea O. Carter and Rev. Everett Hisle officiating.
Burial was in the Laurel Hill Cemetery.