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Lieut Alphonso Fuller "Fon" Blake
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Birth: Apr. 30, 1859
Marshall County
Illinois, USA
Death: Sep. 25, 1932
Swan Creek
Gallia County
Ohio, USA

"Fon" Blake Passes Sunday

Well Known Resident at Swan Creek Home - Funeral at Huntington

Alphonso Fuller Blake, 73, passed away Sunday afternoon, September 1932, at his home near Swan Creek after a long period of poor health.

Funeral services were held in Huntington Monday afternoon by Rev. ?. Caudill of the Twentieth St. Baptist church, interment following in the Ridgelawn cemetery there.

Mr. Blake is survived by his wife formerly Miss Elizabeth Pollock whom he married Dec. 24, 1882, and two sons, C.M. and D.W. Blake, and leaves three brothers, Edward Blake of El Reno, Okla., Judge Ernest E. Blake of Oklahoma City and C.B. Blake of Louisville, Ky.

Mr. Blake was a farmer and oil and gas well promoter. He had been interested in the Texas oil fields and later in a similar effort in Kentucky and West Virginia.

Mr. Blake was a kindly and companionable man with hosts of friends. He was "Fon" Blake to them all a term of affection and endearment because of his lovable qualities.

Gallipolis Daily Tribune
September 1932
Family links: 
  Cincinnatus Benjamin Blake (1830 - 1918)
  Gratia Turnbull Fuller Blake (1835 - 1915)
  Alphonso Fuller Blake (1859 - 1932)
  Charles O. Blake (1860 - 1924)*
  Clarence A Blake (1865 - 1872)*
  Cincinnatus Bardwell Blake (1871 - 1940)*
*Calculated relationship
Ridgelawn Memorial Park
Cabell County
West Virginia, USA
Maintained by: Christine Smith Romans
Originally Created by: Cheryl Ayres
Record added: Nov 18, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 80653634
Lieut Alphonso Fuller Fon Blake
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With love & remembrance, cousin.
- Christine Smith Romans
 Added: Nov. 19, 2011

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