Published 1:24 pm Friday, March 18, 2022
Alpha: Oct. 1, 1981 — Omega: March 15, 2022
Mrs. Nina Marie Bates Brock was born Oct. 1, 1981, to Ms. Shirley Bates, and Mr. Joe L. Peters, in McComb, Miss. She attended and graduated from Varnado High School. She joined and attended Wesley Ray Methodist Church at a young age. She met and married the love of her life, Mr. Jessie Brock, on March 13, 2013. They were by each other’s side for 20 years.
Nina was a well-known babysitter and helper for Quick Shop groceries, where she met and made life-long friends. Everyone knew her best for her love of kids and beautiful smile that she always greeted you with.
She leaves to mourn: her husband, Mr. Jessie Brock; two sisters, Tara Y. Bates of Bogalusa, and Lilyel Bates of Baton Rouge; a god-daughter, Keyonna Lee; three special nieces, Torrianna T. Brock of Dallas, Texas, and Nicole Knox and Kenneisha R. Lewis, both of Bogalusa; and a host of nieces, nephews, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, cousins and friends.
Nina was preceded in death by her parents, Ms. Shirley Bates and Mr. Joe L. Peters; maternal grandmother and grandfather, Lillie Mae Thompson Bates and James Bates; paternal grandparents, Fannie Velma Marks and Lonnie Peters; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Colean and Moses Brock; brother-in-law, M.L. Brock; and a niece, Beyonca Brock.
Crain and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.