|Birth: ||Apr. 24, 1923|
|Death: ||Nov. 27, 2004|
Margaret ¬ĎBetty¬' Blakemore, age 81
April 24, 1923
November 27, 2004
Mrs. Blakemore passed away Saturday afternoon, November 27, 2004 at Kindred Hospital in Arlington. She was born in Greenville, TX. to Ross R. and Willette (Pennington) Wylie. She graduated from Greenville High School in 1940, then married James E. Blakemore March 20, 1942 also in Greenville. She was a homemaker and a member of the First United Methodist Church.
Betty is survived by: son, William Ross ¬"Bill¬" Blakemore and his wife Shirley of Jackson, MI.; daughter, Barbara Prather and husband Craig of Arlington; sister, Rose Mary Roberts of Temple, TX.; grandchildren, Scott and Bobbie Blakemore, Bethany Blakemore, Joy and Fernando DeVelasco, Joel and Reagan Prather, Jennifer Prather and Jessica Prather; and five great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and brother. Betty was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She worked as a team with her husband Blake to encourage the youth through the Optimist Club and MYF programs. Betty enjoyed traveling with Blake and then later with friends. She was a true friend to many people. Her loyal, supportive role as a quiet advocate and champion of her family will be greatly missed.
Ross Rodgers Wylie (1895 - 1969)
Willette Pennington Wylie (1897 - 1925)
James Edward Blakemore (1920 - 1989)*
Note: on stone with James Edward Blakemore
Hillcrest Burial Park Cemetery
Created by: John Smith
Record added: Mar 19, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 25386343