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Nancy Nelson Mock

April 22, 1935 — August 31, 2023

Kinderton Chapel

Nancy Nelson Mock


Nancy Nelson Mock, 88, of Advance, went to her heavenly home on August 31, 2023, after a period of declining health.  She was born on April 22, 1935, to Walter Carl and Myrtle Mabe Nelson.  She was a lifetime member of Mocks Church, where she worked in the children’s ministry.  She was a caring wife, dedicated mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.  She was known for her delicious, decorated cakes and beautiful flowering plants.  She married Lawrence Lee Mock, Sr., on November 26, 1953.  They were married for almost 70 years.  Surviving are her husband of the home, Lawrence Lee Mock, Sr., and their three children: Lawrence Lee “Larry” Mock, Jr., (Ida), Alan Gray Mock (Helen), and Michael “Craig” Mock (Rhonda).  Nancy has six grandchildren: Kasey Stevens (Jamie), Bryant Mock (Marie), Morgan Mock, Stefan Mock, Lauren Brown (Matthew), and Michael Mock.  Also surviving are five great-grandchildren: Kaylor Mock, Elaina Mock, Lillie Stevens, Lincoln Lester, and Layton Brown, and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters: Dorothy Lineberry and Margaret Myers, and one brother, Paul Nelson.  A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, September 5, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. at Mocks Church Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to Mocks Church Children’s Ministry. Hayworth-Miller Kinderton Chapel of Advance will be handling the arrangements for the family.   Online condolences may be made at

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