Mrs. Laura Alice (Delk) Groce of Albany, Kentucky passed away on Thursday, January 14, 2021 at The Tri-Star Greenview Regional Hospital in Bowling Green, Kentucky having attained the age of 67 years, 11months and 26 days. She was born in, Somerset, Kentucky on Monday, January 19, 1953 the daughter of Raymond and Lila Dot (Cooksey) Delk. She was of the Baptist faith, a member of the Albany First Baptist Church. She was a graduate of Clinton County High School class of 1971, and attended Western Kentucky University. She was employed at Associates in Eye Care. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her brother-in-law, Robert McCollough, Father-in-law & Mother-in-law, Odell & Betrice A. (Pharris) Groce.
Laura Alice loved crafts, cross stitch, coffee, pinky promises, helping others, she loved the mystery and beauty of Gods creations, she loved to walk on the beach for hours and watch the rushing tide wash her footprints out to sea, she loved looking for sea shells and sharks teeth, she loved serving God by taking care of the children in the nursery at Albany First Baptist for years, she loved being a mother and a grandmother, and if your reading this I guarantee she loved you too.
She is survived by her husband, Phillip Groce of Albany, Kentucky, whom she wed on Friday, June 28, 1974 children, Jennifer (& Justin) Moore of Albany, Kentucky, Sarah (& Mark) Neal of Albany, Kentucky, siblings, Nancy McCollough of Gainesville, Florida, Jim (& Debbie) Delk of Albany, Kentucky, grandchildren, Alex Neal, Lucas Brown, nieces and nephew, Erin Michelle Sellers, Allison Spears, Shelby Delk, Ethridge Delk, sister-in-law, Shelia Groce.
The funeral service was conducted Saturday, January 23, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. in the Chapel of Campbell-New Funeral Home with Bro. Jeff Brown officiating. Burial was in the Peolia Cemetery. Casket bearers were Justin Moore, Jimmy Moore, Lucas Brown, Mark Neal, Donald Neal, Nat England, Ethridge Delk, and Mark Maupin. In lieu of flowers the family would appreciate contributions to the Peolia Cemetery in her memory. Campbell-New Funeral Home of Albany, Kentucky was honored to be in charge of arrangements.
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