Vernell Blake Obituary

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Vernell Blake

October 16, 1933 - August 7, 2014
Obituary

Vernell Blake, 80 of Grayville, IL passed away Thursday, August 7, 2014 at Meadowood Nursing Home in Grayville, IL. Vernell was born October 16, 1933 in Greenville, Kentucky. Her parents were Oscar and Mannie Bell (Creek) Bryant. She married Delmar W. Blake and he preceded her in death in 2009. She loved smoking her pipe under the awning at Meadowood nursing Home. She was called the Pipe Lady. She is survived by daughter; Lisa (Thomas J.) Downs of Grayville, IL, brother; Benford (Joann) Bryant of Grayville, IL, 8 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, son; Larry Dale Blake,...
Vernell Blake, 80 of Grayville, IL passed away Thursday, August 7, 2014 at Meadowood Nursing Home in Grayville, IL.

Vernell was born October 16, 1933 in Greenville, Kentucky. Her parents were Oscar and Mannie Bell (Creek) Bryant. She married Delmar W. Blake and he preceded her in death in 2009. She loved smoking her pipe under the awning at Meadowood nursing Home. She was called the Pipe Lady.

She is survived by daughter; Lisa (Thomas J.) Downs of Grayville, IL, brother; Benford (Joann) Bryant of Grayville, IL, 8 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, son; Larry Dale Blake, 1 daughter Kathy, and 2 brothers.

Graveside service will be held Saturday, August 9, 2014 at 1:00pm at the Centerville Cemetery in Centerville, IL. Visitation will be from 11:00am until of service at the cemetery. Family and Friends are asked to go directly to the cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Celtic Hospice in Mt. Carmel, IL.

Ingram Funeral Home of Albion, IL is entrusted with all arrangements.

Online condolences may be left at www.ingramfh.net.

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