John Gerald Prock

John Gerald Prock, 84, of Lemoore, Calif., died Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014, at his home.

He was born on Dec. 3, 1929, in Almartha, Mo., to Neil and Sara (Shelton) Prock.

On Feb. 14, 1958, he married Elnora L. Pierce in Fresno, Calif. and to this union three children were born.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Elnora, in 2007, and siblings.

He was a musician, a U.S. Air Force veteran and served during the Korean War.

Survivors include three children, Geraldine Jett, of Lebanon, Tenn.; John Neil Prock and his wife, Michelle, of Lebanon, and Johnna Benton and husband, Brian, of Squaw, Valley, Calif.; 10 grandchildren, and 11 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services for John Gerald Prock will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014, in the Clinkingbeard Funeral Home in Ava with Harlin Howerton officiating.

Burial will be in Souder Cemetery with Military Honors by Troy Herd American Legion Post 112.

Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until service time in the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the donor’s choice of charity.

Online condolences may be made to

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