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Ruth Arlene Brock, age 85, of Mannington, passed away on Friday (Dec. 22, 2017) at Monongalia General Hospital.
She was born Dec. 15, 1932, in Mannington, a daughter of the late Jiggs and Della Mae Satterfield Blankenship.
She is survived by three children, Randy and Diane Brock of Bunker Hill, Jill and Scott Yoak of Parkersburg, and Jan and Allen Fluharty of Mannington; six grandchildren, Jodi Brock, Sami Gault, Cassie Yoak, Todd Triplett, Sara Triplett and Desmond Fluharty; and seven great-grandchildren, Ava, Sidney, Quinn, Zayde, Jayden, Justin and Jayla.
In addition to her parents, Arlene was preceded in death by her husband, John E. Brock, who died on Nov. 7, 2013; a grandson, Chad Brock; and a sister, Patty Blankenship.
Arlene was a Methodist by faith but had been attending Llewelyn Baptist Church. She was a telephone operator, having helped with the transitioning to dial phones. She had also worked at the Drapery Factory in Mannington.
She enjoyed cooking, canning, reading and working crossword and jigsaw puzzles. She was a member of the Eastern Star No. 6. She enjoyed her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was a 1950 Mannington High School graduate and enjoyed attending the annual class reunions.
Family and friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday at Masters Funeral Home, 209 Main St., Mannington, with an Eastern Star service taking place at 7 p.m. Funeral services with be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the funeral home with Pastor Larry Watson officiating. Interment will be at Mannington Memorial Park Cemetery.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mastersfuneralhomewv.com.
Published on December 23, 2017
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