Obituary – Mock, Mellie

Mellie Mock

Class of 1906

Mellie Mock
Mellie Mock

Third grade teacher in 1909.
Photo compliments of the Cherokee Strip Museum.

Mellie Mock

January 3, 1888 – June 9, 1977

Miss Mellie Mock, 89, former Noble county treasurer, died at 7:48 p.m. Thursday, June 9, 1977, at Green Valley Convalescent center, where she had been a resident since Sept. 30, 1970.

Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Parker chapel. In charge of the services will be Rev. Bill Higgins, new minister of the United Methodist church of Perry. Burial will be in Grace Hill cemetery.

For many years, Miss Mock lived at 815 Ivanhoe street. She was born Jan. 3, 1888, in Jackson county, Mo., came to Perry as a girl and lived most of her life here.

She had done bookkeeping and budget work for the Noble county government and served as county treasurer from Jan. 18, 1950, until June 30, 1961. She also served as treasurer July 1, 1935 to June 30, 1939. She was a member of the United Methodist church and belonged to the Business and Professional Women’s club, now the Perry Business Women’s club.

Survivors include two cousins, Mrs. Melvin Neill, of California, and H. L. Womacks, of Colorado.