Evelyn Eleanor Brock

September 15, 1930January 6, 2003

Dr. Eleanor Brock died in January of 2003 after a long battle with cancer. She will be laid to rest with a Graveside Service in her honor on Saturday, October 12, 2013 at 1:00 pm at Holly Springs cemetery in Holly Springs, NC

She is survived by her husband, Oscar Brock, Jr. of Deland, FL; daughter Stephania Smith and her husband Breck Smith of Holly Springs; son Guian Smith, his wife Shabnam Shakibaie-Smith, and their son Cyrus Smith of New York City; and sisters Carolyn Mulder and husband Dallas of Sarasota, FL, and Barbara Huebner of Edneyville, NC. Dr. Brock received her PhD in sociology from Ohio State University, and a Master’s Degree in English from Perdue University in Indiana.

Mom, you were such a loving and generous person, helping neighbors in need and my brother and me as we went off to college. You were also a strong woman, researching treatments for your cancer and travelling far to receive them. You were incredibly intelligent, doing editing for journals and other authors as well as your own writing. You gave my brother and me a keen love of learning. You figured out social trends well before others did, even before they emerged. You were fun to be with, too. You loved science fiction and cooking exotic cuisines and finding the humor in everything. Even though it has been ten years, we still miss you. Rest in peace, Mom.

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