|Birth: ||Aug. 12, 1925|
|Death: ||Oct. 28, 2013|
Clentine "Tena" Blaise, 88, of Vienna, Ill., formerly of Sikeston, died October 28, 2013, at the Hillview Health Center in Vienna.
Mrs Blaise was born August 12, 1925, in Cullman County, Ala., daughter of the late Walter Thomas and Ora Artes (Earley) Black. She with the 6th of seven children.
She was married to Clarence Blaise, who preceded her in death.
Tena was a service worker for others for many years, and a member of the Sikeston Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses.
She loved to garden, sew, and spend time with her family and friends. She will be remembered for her laughter; for everything had humor in it. She was grateful to her God for everything He provided for her. She always recognized the beauty He had given mankind, and wouldn't blame Him for any pain in the world. She was a wonderful mom who tried very hard to take care of her family. She will be greatly missed.
Survivors include: three sons and two daughters-in-law, Roy and Judy Neal of Anderson, S.C., Larry Neal of Sikeston, and Tommy and Tammy Neal of Cairo, Ill.; one daughter and son-in-law, Shirley and Sam Eaves of Vienna, Ill.; 17 grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren and 5 great-great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, two sons, one daughter, three brothers and three sisters.
Visitation will begin at 11:00 a.m. until time of the funeral service at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 30, at the Nunnelee Funeral Chapel, with an elder of the Sikeston Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, officiating.
Burial will follow in the Memorial Park Cemetery in Sikeston.
Walter Thomas Black (1879 - 1964)
Ora Artes Earley Black (1891 - 1973)
Ivan Laris Black (1916 - 1973)*
Clentine Black Blaise (1925 - 2013)
Dessie M Black Gosda (1929 - 2011)*
Memorial Park Cemetery
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Record added: Oct 29, 2013
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