Willie Catherine “Bookie” Stone Mock, 84, of Bardstown, passed away Friday January 29, 2021 at her residence. She was born March 17, 1936 in Taylorsville, retired from Parkway Baptist Church as a child care worker, and Meals on Wheels of Lincoln Trail. She was a member of Phyllis W. Tilley Court No. 1 Heroines of Jericho, Central Assembly No. 5 order of the Golden Circle, Martha Freland Guild No. 17 HTC, Queen of Nelson No. 87 order of the Eastern Star PHA, Minor Chapel AME of Taylorsville, and a Kentucky Colonel.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Guy Elder “Junior” Mock Jr.; son, Guy E. Mock III; mother and step-father, Mary E. and Kenneth Downs Sr.; father and step-mother, Calestine and Bernice Stone; sister, Mary Edith Stone; step-sister, Bobbye Houston; and step-brother, Kenneth “Puddy” Downs Jr.
She is survived by her son, Sidney C. (Marie) Shouse; three daughters, Valerie R. Shouse, Susan E. (Michael) Johnson, and Chris Anita Turner all of Bardstown; eight grandchildren, Emmanuel (Jenny) Mock, Samuel Mock, Sidney T. Shouse, Jocelyn J. Shouse, Tavon Johnson, Anya Turner, Cameron Turner, and Mikyle Johnson; four great-grandchildren, Kierre Edward, Jaydon Johnson, Jayda Johnson, and Bronx Taylor; and several nieces and nephews.
Her funeral service will be 11:00 am Thursday February 4, 2021 at Barlow Funeral Home, with burial in Lebanon National Cemetery. Rev. Joe Marshall will officiate. Visitation will be 4 – 8 pm Wednesday February 3 and 9 – 11 am Thursday February 4 at Barlow Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may go to United Negro College Fund.
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