Judy Ann (Lankford) Bock, 65, of Alton, passed away at 4:58 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015, at Alton Memorial Hospital in Alton with her family by her side.
She was born in Alton on Dec. 10, 1949, the daughter of the late John Charles and Beatrice Lucille (Jennings) Lankford Sr.
She married Frank Bock on June 7, 2011. He survives.
Judy was employed at the former Alton Belle Casino for many years. She collected Betty Boop, loved going to garage sales, fishing with her husband, was an adamant Cardinal fan and the best waterskier ever! She had a love for life, and fed her pets and local wildlife every morning. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family.
She is survived by two children and their wives, Grover and Lisa Webb of Cottage Hills, and Steven and Marie Webb of Alton; several sisters and brothers, Charles Lankford of Wood River, Janet Lankford of Coral Springs, Fla., Mike and Ginger Lankford of Wood River, Joan and her fiancé, Sal Morgan, Lankford of Alton, Jane and Gary Hibbs of Cottage Hills, and Donald and Adele Lankford of Cottage Hills; several stepchildren, Frank and fiancée, Sandi Middleton, of Alton, Greg and Laura Bock of Medora, Carol Bock (Denise Callahan) of Ballwin, Mo., and Doug Bock of Long Beach, Calif.; 14 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Robert Lee Lankford and Ronald Eugene Lankford.
In celebration of her life, a memorial visitation will be 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 13, 2015.
Per her request, cremation rites will be accorded.
Elias, Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home of Alton is in charge of arrangements.
Memorials may be made to the 5A’s.
Online condolences and guestbook may be found at www.eliaskallalandschaaf.com.