Alma Louise Lasley Brock, of Fulton, KY, passed away at her home on December 19, 2021, after an extended illness.
She was born in Kettle Island, KY to the late Frank and Sudie Lasley on January 22, 1934, and graduated from Bell County High School and Knoxville Business School.
Alma was the wife of George Brock, and they recently celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Fulton where she was a member of the vocal and handbell choirs and taught a children’s Sunday School class, children’s choir, and Vacation Bible School. She also served on and chaired various committees during her 57 years as a member of First Baptist.
During the time that her daughters attended Terry Norman School, Alma served as PTA President and on the District PTA Committee. She also served as a Girl Scout Leader and was involved in many facets of the original Banana Festival, including the making of the first one ton banana pudding.
Alma was a homemaker for a number of years, but after entering the work force she was employed by Waymatic, M. Livingston, and Scates Tire where she used her secretarial and bookkeeping skills. In 1999 she retired from her position as Office Manager for the Fulton Housing Authority. After retirement she served on the Board of the Housing Authority and continued to enjoy her hobbies: needlework, ceramics, following UK basketball, and reading.
She was a loving mother to Gigi (Michael) Milner of Fulton, KY and Kim (Sam) Bradberry of Union City, TN and was very involved in the lives of her four grandchildren: Brock (Jessica) Dean of Guys, TN, Sarah Michael (Chris) Henry of Denver, CO, Susannah (Jay) Day of Richland, WA, and Sloane (Matt) Davis of Jackson, TN. In her later years Alma cherished her nine great grandchildren: McKinley, Molly Brock, and Houston Dean; Parker, Miles, and Elliott Henry; Marigeorge and Worth Davis; and Olivia Day.
She has one living sibling, Frances Dyer, of Fulton, KY and was preceded in death by a sister, Doris Adkins, and two brothers, Terry Lasley and Frank Lasley.
A funeral service will be held in the sanctuary of First Baptist Church in Fulton, KY at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 23, 2021 with Pastor Stephen Cavness officiating. Interment will follow at Greenlea Cemetery in Fulton. Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. until the time of the service. The family respectfully requests that masks be worn by all friends and family who attend.
The family also would like to extend their gratitude to the wonderful caregivers who were such a blessing to all of us during our loved one’s illness: Marsha Carrington, Pam Donald, Cathie Collier, Wendy Kennedy, Betty Norris, and Jenny Thompson.
Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 1140, Fulton, KY 42041 or St Jude Children's Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.