Mr. Lincoln J. "LJ" Mock of County Road 682, Coffee Springs, went home to be with his Lord and Savior Thursday, Sept. 27, 2007, after an extended illness. He was 80. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, in the Marvin Chapel Assembly of God Church with the Rev. Terry McCrummen and Sister Amy Parrish officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery with Sorrells Funeral Home of Geneva directing. Mr. Mock will be placed into the church one hour prior to service time. The family will receive friends at the funeral home in Geneva, Friday, Sept. 28, from 6 until 8 p.m. Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to the Marvin Chapel Assembly of God Church, c/o Inez Parrish, 810 County Road 682, Coffee Springs, AL 36318. Mr. Mock was born April 23, 1927, in Coffee County to the late Jim and Louvenia Johnson Mock. He was a successful agriculture and poultry farmer in Coffee County for many years. He attended Marvin Chapel Assembly of God Church and was known to everyone as "LJ." He dearly loved his grandchildren and was affectionately known to them as "MePa." In addition to his parents, one sister, Bertha Spann, and four brothers, Gene, Tenson, Holland and Lehmon Mock, all preceded him in death. Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Willie Mae Heath Mock of Coffee Springs; one daughter and son-in-law, Shirley and Bob Bowdoin of Samson; one son and daughter-in-law, Mike and Darlene Mock of Coffee Springs; five brothers, Dallas Mock of Enterprise, Riley Mock of Samson, Lubert and Edna Mock, Pharon and Mary Mock, all of Coffee Springs, Roland and Ann Mock of Crestview, Fla.; two sisters-in-law, Essie Mock of Coffee Springs and Myrtle Mock of Webster, Fla; five grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchild; several nieces, nephews and other extended family. Sorrells Funeral Home of Geneva, (334) 684-9999, is in charge of arrangements.
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