Bond-Mitchell Funeral Home

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Alberta Schrock

December 9, 1930July 4, 2019

Alberta Sawyer Schrock, 88, of Nashville died Thursday, July 4, 2019 in I.U. Health, Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis. She was born December 9, 1930 in Indianapolis to Evin Sawyer and Mary Stella Reed Sawyer. She was retired after 38 years with the Nashville IGA.

Survivors include two sons, Robert (Denise) Schrock of Greenwood and Gary (Carol) Schrock of Bagdad, Florida; two daughters, Cathy (Mike Sickels) Schrock of Nashville and Brenda (Roger Kelso) Young of Nashville; siblings, Thelma Ditchley, Norman (Brenda) Shaw, Christine (John) McCurdy and Don Sawyer; eleven grandchildren, Jenifer, Patrick, Brandon, Crystal, Brittany, Joseph, Uriah, Abby, Autumn, Heather and Heath; 15 great grandchildren; an aunt, Pearl Gregory; and many nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Charles Schrock; three sisters, JoAnn Leggins, Jean Watson and June Harden; and two brothers, Shelby Sawyer and Herman Shaw, Jr..

Memberships include the Nashville United Methodist Church, Friends of Brown County State Park, Brown County Extension Homemakers, Nashville Town Council (former President) and was a 4H leader for over 30 years. Alberta was a very giving and generous person, as a 4H leader she taught many people how to sew, she did some sewing for her church, made quilts for the homeless, refurbished toys for the needy at Christmas time, she sewed clothing for her children and grandchildren. Her giving even extended into her death where she donated the gift of life especially to help burn victims. Many enjoyed her culinary expertise.

Funeral Services will be Sunday, July 7, 2019 at 4:00 PM in Nashville United Methodist Church, 36 S Jefferson St, Nashville with Pastor Mary Wilder Cartwright officiating, Burial will follow in Brown County Memorial Park. There will be a time of Visitation prior to services on Sunday from 2:00 – 4:00 PM in the church.

If friends so desire, Memorial Contributions may be made to Nashville United Methodist Church, 36 S Jefferson St, Nashville, IN 47448.


  • Nashville United Methodist Church


  • Visitation Sunday, July 7, 2019
  • Funeral Service Sunday, July 7, 2019


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Sharon Roth

July 9, 2019

Alberta was a sweet kind wonderful woman who loved her children and grandchildren! Loved seeing her at the local Iga and then at Menards where I work. She loved Menards and would be in there a long time with her daughters. So wonderful to see her there with a smile 😊 She will be missed but comfort to her family as we will all be together someday. Prayers for all the family 🙏

Diane Axsom

July 8, 2019

To all the family; I am so sorry for your loss. For me, Alberta was who I looked forward to seeing when go in to IGA, she always so friendly and cheerful, never forgetting who we were. She definitely was a pillar in the community. I pray God be with you all in this difficult time. You are not alone she will forever be in your hearts.0

Betty Taggart

July 7, 2019

To: Bob,Gary,Cathy and Brenda, I'm so sorry for the loss of your mother,she was a beautiful lady,mother,grandmother and great grandmother. I'm glad I had the privelage to know her.I know the angels in Heaven hung her star that night on July 4th,2019. With love and prayers, Betty Taggart ❤

Tom Hoffman

July 7, 2019

My sincerest sympathies to you and all your family, Brenda. How blessed you were to have your mom with you for all these years.

Denise Schrock

July 7, 2019

A truly remarkable woman. Loving, caring, giving, and humble. She was a roll model for me. I often asked myself, what would Alberta do? I know she made me a better person.
So often she told me she loved me and treated me like one of her daughters. From her I received the best gift of my life, my husband Bob. He is so much like her, she will live on in him.
Alberta, we will miss you, but we will live our lives with the expectation that we will see you again.

Pam Slater

July 6, 2019

I am so sorry for your loss. She was definitely one of kind. Mike thought the world of her. Sending Love and comfort to all of you 🙏💕

Robert Schrock

July 6, 2019

Mom has been the rock of ages for our family her entire life.
In times of struggles and strife, we could always go and talk with our rock for comfort.
I have never heard her say a single derogatory word about anyone, no matter what.
She was loved by so many people, she will be remembered in one way or another for eternity.
Although gone only a few hours, she is already deeply missed.
She loved us like only a mother could.
I never saw her waver in her faith in God, even in times when there was no hope on the horizon.
There will always be an empty place in our hearts that only she could fill.
We love you mom........

Dale Harden

July 6, 2019

I can't do just one memory, Alberta, besides being a mother to of my best friends Bob and Gary, ones I grew up with in Nashville IN. Alberta was nice to all the neighborhood kids, she had a beautiful smile, she was always kind to me, and that was hard to do, I have known Alberta almost all my life, besides being mother of two of my best friends she became a great friend too me. She had a heart of Gold I believe she will be missed greatly by all those who new her. Love ya Alberta.

Dolly Shipley

July 5, 2019

This lady always had a smile on her face she can make anybody feel better I have lots of memories of coming in the IGA with my mom, and we would all just talk. Thanks for the good old days may you rest in peace

Debbie (Fox) Guffey

July 5, 2019

Alberta was a wonderful lady. Always ask how my dad was doing. They grew up together. Had a lot of IGA meetings. There aren't enough words to explain how sweet she was. Always had a smile on her beautiful face. Praying for comfort for her family..