Ruby Jane <I>Powers</I> Blakesley

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Ruby Jane Powers Blakesley

  • Birth 10 Jun 1918 Kennett, Dunklin County, Missouri, USA
  • Death 9 Mar 1989 El Centro, Imperial County, California, USA
  • Burial El Centro, Imperial County, California, USA
  • Plot Block C; Lot 2; Space 48
  • Memorial ID 10827499

Ruby Jane Powers Blakesley was born in Kennett Mo. preceded in death by her mother Francis Parrish Powers and James Spencer Powers.She was married to William Blakesley(WWII VET) in the early 1940's,they lived in Ohio, She had Bill cremated. She moved back home toward Mississippi, and Arizona,then too California and then back to Mississippi, then back to California. In some ways it seems she was looking for something. As a child she lived with her sister Mrytle in El Paseo TX, She just could not stay in one place. She was always kind and dealt with others not as kind as herself. Now joined in death with her sister's Dovie,Bertha,Hazel,Mrytle and Violet her brothers Oscar and James. they are a family again.
"Death is only a old door Set in a garden wall; On gentle hinges it gives,at dusk When the trushes call. There is nothing to trouble any heart: Nothing to hurt at all.Death is only a quiet door in an old wall. Nancy Turner


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  • Created by: William Haynes
  • Added: 21 Apr 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10827499
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ruby Jane Powers Blakesley (10 Jun 1918–9 Mar 1989), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10827499, citing Evergreen Cemetery, El Centro, Imperial County, California, USA ; Maintained by William Haynes (contributor 46573252) .