CENTERTOWN — Ruth C. Taylor Rock, 82, of Centertown, passed away Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, at her home. Born Oct. 22, 1938, in Daviess County to the late Ott and Gertie Taylor, Ruth grew up in Pleasant Ridge and attended Daviess County High School, but raised her family of four in Centertown. She was a devoted mother and homemaker who lived out the rest of her days in Ohio County. She spent her life in the service of the Lord and others, sharing her caring, kindness and faith with family, friends and neighbors.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Rock also was preceded in death by her son, Richard Rock, in 2017; former husband, Thurston Baker Rock, in 2015; and siblings, June Parker, Phillip Taylor, Franklin Taylor, Jenkins Taylor and Paul Taylor.
Those left to cherish her memory include her daughter, Lisa Carolyn Rock, of Bowling Green; two sons, Mark Rock, of Centertown, and Randy Rock and wife Ruth, of Nashville, Tenn.; four grandchildren, Sarah Rock, of Lexington, Daniel Rock, of Brooklyn, N.Y., Joseph Rock and Mimi Rock, of Nashville; great-grandchildren, Antonio and Avaia Brown, of Lexington; sister, Sharon Neal, of Owensboro; and a host of nieces and nephews and their families.
Visitation for Ruth Rock will be Thursday, Oct. 29, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory, with a graveside service at 2 p.m. at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church Cemetery. Family and friends are asked to wear protective masks and social distance in accordance with the governor’s mandate. For the visitation, please enter the doors on the Triplett Street side of the building.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the athletic and band booster funds of Ohio County High School, where her children enjoyed playing for the OCHS Eagles. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
Memories and condolences for the family of Ruth Rock may be left at www.glenncares.com.