Janice Sapp Blake, age 92, lifelong resident of
Palatka passed away May 9, 2010, at Haven Hospice Roberts Care
Center. She was the third of four daughters of Frank and Mettie
Mrs. Blake worked with her husband and
brothers-in-law at Blake's Inc., a wholesale drygoods business,
until 1968, and then at Wattles' Printing and Office Supply until
her retirement at age 72. She was a long time and faithful member
of First Baptist Church and a member of the Caring Sunday School
class. Mrs. Blake enjoyed outdoor activities and working in the
yard. Her life has been characterized by devotion to family,
industry at work, a lively spirit and a positive outlook.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 70
years, Wilmer Blake, in 2008, and is survived by her daughter, Carol
Diane Whetstone, and a number of nieces and nephews
Services will be held 11:00 AM, Wednesday, May
12, 2010 at Johnson Overturf Funeral Home with Reverend Charles T.
Rabun, Jr. officiating. Burial will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery.
The family will receive friends Wednesday at the funeral home from
10:00 AM until time of services.
Flowers are appreciated or donations in her memory can be made to
First Baptist Church Building Fund, 501 Oak Street, Palatka, Florida
32177 or to Haven Hospice Roberts Care Center, 6400 St. Johns
Avenue, Palatka, Florida 32177.