|Birth: ||Jun. 29, 1935|
|Death: ||Aug. 24, 2012|
Horace Vinson Blakney, 77, of El Dorado, died on Friday, Aug. 24, 2012 at Life Touch's John R. Williamson Hospice House following a brief illness.
Born on June 29, 1935 in Carrollton, Ala. He was the son of Osmond and Lillie Mae McCool Blakney. Horace was a veteran serving in the Air Force.
An active member of Southside Baptist Church, he served as choir director for 25 years. Horace was an insurance agent for 32 years with United Insurance Agency and member of the Civitian Club.
Horace was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, George Blakney and Cecil Osmond Blakney; and his wife, Regina Marie Blakney.
Survivors are a daughter, Toni (Jason) Evans of El Dorado; a son, Mike (Sandy) Blakney of El Dorado; a sister-in-law, Dot Blakney of Reform, Ala.; a brother, Coston Addison (Elinor) Blakney of Aliceville, Ala.; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Funeral will be 10 a.m., Monday, Aug. 27 at Southside Baptist Church with the Revs. Doug Blakney and Terry Harrison officiating. Interment will follow at Salem Cemetery near Smackover.
Osmond Blakney (1909 - 1988)
Lillie Mae McCool Blakney (1910 - 1993)
Regina Marie Blakney (1935 - 2011)*
Cecil Osmond Blakney (1934 - 1993)*
Horace Vinson Blakney (1935 - 2012)
George Jerrell Blakney (1939 - 2012)*
Created by: henry osborne
Record added: Aug 26, 2012
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