Myrtle Rock

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Funeral services for Myrtle Rock, 80, of New
Orleans will be held at 12 p.m. Saturday, March 22, 2014, at the Greater Bethel A.M.E. Church in Leesville with Rev. Louis Smith, Rev. Maurice Johnson and Rev. Joe Green officiating. Burial will follow in the Leesville Memorial Cemetery, under the
direction of Labby Memorial Funeral Home of Leesville.
Visitation will be held Saturday, March 22, 2014, from 9 a.m. until time of service at the church.
On Monday, March 10, 2014, at 12:30 a.m., angels were sent to welcome
Myrtle Rock (“Murl” or “Aunt Murl,” as she was affectionately called) into Heavenly Rest.
Murl was born Aug. 21, 1933, in Leesville, and joined Bethel A.M.E. Church at an early age. She served as a church stewardess. She met and married
Frank Rock, Sr., in Sept. 1954.
She is predeceased by her husband Frank; son, Gary Rock; mother, Mattie Wells; sister, Delories Wells, and niece, Cheryl Wells.
She leaves to cherish her loving memories her daughters, Charmaine
Rock of New Orleans and Rochelle (Cookie) Rock of Ellicott City, Maryland; sons Frank Rock, Jr. of Indianapolis, Indiana; Gordon (Jennifer) Rock of Ellicott City, Maryland; Craig (Crystal) Rock of Hammond, Louisiana; Gregory Rock of Houston, Texas;
and Marlon Rock of Baltimore, Maryland; ten grandchildren, Myrtle, Nathan, Chris, Xavier, Jalisa, Stephan, Craig, Crystinne, Chala, and J-hmya; three great-grandchildren, Laia, Avery, and Dylan; two half-sisters and one half-brother, Ethel Wells,
Lucinda Carr, and Edward Wells of Kansas City, Missouri; brother-in-law Sylvester Roc and sister-in-law Helen Rock, both of Leesville; and many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Words of comfort may be expressed to the Rock family at