Catherine Rock

Published 12:00 am Saturday, September 5, 2009

Catherine E. Rock
SUFFOLK—Catherine Elise Rock, 86, died Sept. 3, 2009, at Sentara Obici Hospital.
Born in Suffolk, she was the daughter of the late Ora L. and Stephen H. Babb Sr. and widow of Howard Bradford Rock Sr.
Mrs. Rock was a member of West End Church and the Friendship Sunday School Class
Survivors include her sons and daughters-in-law, William D. (Billy) Sr. and Nita Wyatt Sr. of Suffolk, Howard B. and Sharon Rock Jr. of Virginia Beach; grandchildren, William D. Wyatt Jr. of Colosse, Brian Scott Wyatt and wife Gail of Suffolk and Sarah Elizabeth Rock of Virginia Beach; and great-grandchildren, Lindsey Blair Wyatt, William David Wyatt III, Bennett Scott Wyatt and Emma Rose Wyatt.
The family wishes to express their appreciation to Elizabeth Parham, who was her devoted caregiver and friend.
Their appreciation is also extended to her many friends at Lake Prince for their support and kindness and to the physicians at Family Medicine, the nurses and staff at Sentara Obici Hospital.
Funeral services was to be conducted Saturday at 2 p.m. in West End Baptist Church by the Revs. T. Floyd Irby, Michael D. Halley and Mary Henderson, with burial in Holly Lawn Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the home of Billy and Nita Wyatt.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Nansemond Suffolk Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 1515, Suffolk, VA 23439.