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Blake Marie Philpot


Blake Marie Philpot, age 94, of Mena, passed away Wednesday, September 17, 2014 in Mena, Arkansas.

She was born March 03, 1920 in Pine Ridge, Arkansas to the late W.P. Lawrence and the late Fannie Moore Lawrence. Blake was married to the late Odis Philpot and was a homemaker. She was a loving and kind mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and friend to all who knew her.  She will dearly missed by all.

She is survived by her children, Nelson Philpot of Homer, Louisiana; Lawrence Philpot of Mena, Arkansas; Odessa Dann of St. Michaels, Maryland; one sister, Deena Glover of Little Rock, Arkansas; and nine grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, W.P. and Fannie Lawrence, husband, Odis Philpot, son Jim Philpot.

Funeral services will be Monday, September 22, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. at Cherry Hill Methodist Church in Cherry Hill, Arkansas with Brother Mark Lyle and Brother Daryl Hines officiating. Interment will follow at Cherry Hill Cemetery under the direction of Beasley Wood Funeral Home of Mena.

Pallbearers will be  James Philpot, Bob Philpot, Taylor Tuggle, Jason Tuggle, Jimmy Tuggle, and E.B. Stafford.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Cherry Hill Cemetery or Pine Ridge Cemetery.

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