JACKSONVILLE - Shirley Anne Gerock, 78, of Jacksonville, died Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013, at Duke University Medical Center.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Brookwood Baptist Church with Dr. David Gasperson officiating.
Mrs. Gerock is survived by her husband of 48 years, Dr. Henry Gerock of the home; two daughters, Missy Gerock Blackerby and her husband, Britt of New Bern and Julia Gerock Sidwell and her husband, Mike of Virginia Beach, Va.; one son, Hank Gerock and his wife, Jessica of Wilmington; three brothers, Leslie Morgan of Maysville, Don Morgan of Jacksonville and Kent Morgan of Mt. Airy; two sisters, Bobbie Morgan and Sonja Riggs, both of Maysville; and eight grandchildren, Hannah, Georgeanne, Jane Ellen and Brittain Blackerby, Austin and Benjamin Gerock and Layne and Mason Sidwell.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may made to the Salvation Army or Brookwood Baptist Church Memorial Fund.
Electronic condolences may be left for the family at jonesfh.org