Joyce Blakeley
State Journal, Mar. 21, 1999


Joyce I. Blakely, 69, of Kilbourne died Friday, March 19, 1999, at Memorial Medical Center.

She was born Jan. 11, 1930, in Mason County, the daughter of Russell and Flora Foster Kingen. She married Kenneth E. Blakely in 1949 in Petersburg; he preceded her in death in 1997. Mrs. Blakely was a homemaker. She was formerly employed with the secretary of state's office for several years and as a waitress with Korner Kitchen Kafe in Kilbourne for several years.

She was a member of Kilbourne Baptist Church and the VFW Auxiliary of Havana.

Survivors: a son, Gary Blakely of Havana; a daughter, Denise Rebman of Havana; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; mother, Flora Kingen of Havana; and two sisters, Jean Grim of Easton and Jackie Stockham of Havana.

Services: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Hurley Funeral Home, Havana. Burial: Kilbourne Cemetery.

Contributed by: Jeanie Lowe


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