Janice BLAKE Obituary

Date of Death:

Sunday, May 9th, 2010

Funeral Home:

Johnson-Overturf Funeral Home
307 South Palm Avenue
Palatka, Florida, UNITED STATES



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.

Janice BLAKE
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