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Clara Clyde Brunk Blake
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Birth: May 3, 1889
Raleigh County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Dec. 20, 1966
Raleigh County
West Virginia, USA

Final rites for Mrs. Clara C. Blake, 77, Pax, will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday in the Long Branch Methodist Church with the Rev. Paul Gravely and the Rev. Clarence Riddle in charge. Burial will be in the Dock Lively Cemetery at Long Branch.
Mrs. Blake died at 11 a.m. Tuesday in an Oak Hill hospital after a long illness.
Born in Raleigh County, May 3, 1889, she was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Brunk.
Her husband, Charlie Blake, died in 1955.
She was a member of the Long Branch Methodist Church and Missionary Circle.
Survivors include three sons, Leonard of Melbourne, Australia, John D. of Washington, Pa., and Richard L. Blake of Pax; six daughters, Mrs. Bert (Opal) McNeely and Mrs. Coy (Beulah) Frazier, both of Pax, Mrs. Carl (Sis) Jeffrey of Biloxi, Miss., Mrs. Walter (Ruby) Tyree of Parkersburg, Mrs. Eugene (Louise) Stressman of Tokyo, Japan, and Mrs. Fred (Charlotte) Severance of Cincinnati, Ohio; two brothers, Tom of Sweet Springs and Roy Brunk of Jacksonville, Fla.; two sisters, Mrs. Hattie Tyree of Route 1, Mount Hope, and Mrs. Flossie Morgan of Grants Pass, Ore., 28 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.
The body will remain at Tyree Funeral Home in Mount Hope where friends may call after 5 p.m. today.
Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

- Raleigh Register, Beckley, W. Va., Wednesday Afternoon, Dec. 21, 1966.
Family links: 
  Griffith John Brunk (1852 - 1933)
  Nancy Margaret Clemens Brunk (1857 - 1949)
  Charles Adam Blake (1885 - 1955)*
  Wilard Blake (1908 - 1908)*
  Flossie Opal Blake McNeely (1909 - 1980)*
  Richard Lee Blake (1920 - 1974)*
  Charles Robert Blake (1933 - 1934)*
  Hannah Frances Brunk Dunkley (1876 - 1963)*
  Maggie A. Brunk Sheppard (1885 - 1966)*
  Harriet W. Brunk Tyree (1886 - 1984)*
  Clara Clyde Brunk Blake (1889 - 1966)
  John Guy Brunk (1896 - 1959)*
  Sidney Daniel Brunk (1897 - 1955)*
*Calculated relationship
Dock Lively Cemetery
Long Branch
Fayette County
West Virginia, USA
Created by: Devin Houston
Record added: Jul 22, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 73744226
Clara Clyde <i>Brunk</i> Blake
Added by: Devin Houston
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