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Retha Mae Walton Blakely
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Birth: Nov. 3, 1924
Frankston
Anderson County
Texas, USA
Death: May 23, 2008
Waxahachie
Ellis County
Texas, USA

Retha Mae Walton Blakely
Retha Mae Walton Blakely, age 83, went to meet her Lord on Friday, May 23, 2008, in Waxahachie, Texas. A loving wife, mother, grandmother, friend, she was born November 3, 1924, in Frankston, Texas to William A. Walton and Nora Elcie Albright Walton. After a career with the State of Texas Department of Transportation, she retired to Waxahachie in 1987. She was preceded in death by the love of her life and husband of 64 years, William John Blakely, Sr., her mother and father, her sisters Ina Jean Walton, Edna Walton Cope, Evalin Walton Cope, and her brother William T. Walton. She is survived by her daughter, Glenda Anne Blakely Bailey; son, William John Blakely, Jr.; grandchildren, Amy Angelique Blakely White and her husband Drew Wilson White, Richard Wayne Bailey and his wife Sandra Kaye Pierce, DeeAnna Camille Bailey and her husband Clifford Garland Payne, Jr.; great grandchildren, Hannah Elizabeth White, Noah Drew White, Bailey Anne Payne, Jacob Garland Payne; many nieces and nephews and numerous other beloved family members and friends. Honorary pallbearers will be the Mixed Up Sunday School Class at Farley Street Baptist Church.In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Building Fund of Farley Street Baptist Church in Waxahachie, Texas.Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 27, 2008 in the chapel of the Boze-Mitchell-McKibbin Funeral Home with Reverend Richard Smith and Reverend Bill Slayton officiating. Graveside service will follow at 2 p.m. at the Oaklawn Memorial Park in Athens.
 
 
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  William John Blakely (1920 - 2007)
 
Burial:
Oaklawn Memorial Park
Athens
Henderson County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: James A Gamblin
Record added: May 29, 2008
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Retha Mae <i>Walton</i> Blakely
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Retha Mae <i>Walton</i> Blakely
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