Leona Blake


Leona Blake, 91, of Brownstown passed away Saturday, Nov. 26, 2016, at Covered Bridge Health Campus in Seymour, surrounded by her family.

Born March 23, 1925, in Nashville, she was the daughter of Sandy and Dorothy Rollin Moore, both of whom preceded her in death. On Nov. 21, 1941, she married Marshall Blake, who preceded her in death.

Leona was a life member of Kurtz Nazarene Church.

Survivors include two daughters-in-law, Patricia Blake and Gabriele Blake, both of Seymour; eight grandchildren, Angie Rucker, Michael Blake, Craig Blake, JR Blake, David Blake, Billy Blake Jr., Sheila Baugh and Candice Barnett; 18 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.

Besides her parents and husband, she was also preceded in death by three sons, Marvin Blake, Billy Joe Blake and Randy Blake.

The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Spurgeon Funeral Home in Brownstown with Floyd Fisher officiating. Burial will be at Kurtz Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until the time of service Wednesday at Spurgeon Funeral Home, in Brownstown.

Memorials may be given to Kurtz Nazarene Church.

Memorials and condolences may be shared at www.spurgeonfh.com.