Mary Emily Boykin Mock

July 4, 1930February 2, 2014

Mary B. Mock

Gallipolis, OH (Formerly of Sylvania) – Mary Emily Boykin Mock, age 83, passed away on Sunday, February 2, 2014 at Arbors Nursing Home in Gallipolis, OH. She was born in Screven Co. to the late Vernon & Lily Mills Boykin and a member of Sylvania First Baptist Church. She was a retired school teacher, having taught at Jackson School and in Miami, FL, she also worked in the voters’ registration office in the Screven Co. Courthouse. She was preceded in death by her Husband: Melvin Walstein Mock, Sr.; Brother: Thomas Boykin; Sister: Marjorie B. Brinson.

Survivors: Sons & Daughters-In-Law: Melvin W., Jr. & Sandra Mock of Gallipolis, OH and Gregory S. & Barbara Ann Mock of Greenville, SC; 5 Grandchildren; 8 Great-Grandchildren; Several Nieces and Nephews.

Visitation: Saturday, February 08, 2014 at 12:00 PM until 1:00 PM at Thompson-Strickland-Waters Funeral Home.

Funeral Services: Saturday, February 08, 2014, at 1:00 PM at Thompson-Strickland-Waters Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Melvin W. Mock, Jr. officiating. Burial following at Screven County Memorial Cemetery.

Pallbearers: George Jenkins, Boykin Stuart, Glenn Davis and Gene Sheffield.

Remembrances: Alzheimer’s Assn. at 201 Television Circle, Savannah, GA 31406 or at 106 SRP Drive, Suite A, Evans, GA 30809.

Thompson-Strickland-Waters Funeral Home in charge of all arrangements.



  • Visitation Saturday, February 8, 2014
  • Funeral Services Saturday, February 8, 2014


  • Burial Following At

Mary Emily Boykin Mock

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February 5, 2014

Dear Mel and Sandy,
You are very much in our thoughts and prayers during this time of sorrow. We are so very grateful that Emily fully trusted the Lord Jesus and is now with Him in Glory.
Pastor Jim Lusher and your Faith Baptist Family

Donnie and Dorothy Bennett

February 5, 2014

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family in the loss of your loved one. May your memories bring you peace and comfort in the days and weeks ahead.