Joanne Blake, 68, of Palestine passed away July 28, 2016, following a short illness, in Camden Clark Memorial Hospital.
Her parents John Gilbert Blake and Erlis Gay Husk Blake, a brother Gerald (Jerry) Blake and nephew John Edward Starcher preceded her in death.
Survivors are brother and sister-in- laws, Leonard and Rhonda Walter Blake of Pennsylvania; Wilma and Roger Smith of Mt. Zion; and Carolyn and Steven Paxton of Arnoldsburg. Additional survivors include nieces and nephews, Sadie Blake Gumm, Eric Blake, Cora Smith Nash, Rodney Smith, and Teresa Hicks.
A funeral service was held at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, July 31, 2016. Visitation was from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Stump Funeral Home, Arnoldsburg. Rev. Loren Price officiated. Interment was in Gibson Cemetery. Online condolences may be expressed at www.stump funeralhomes.com