HAMPTON - Barbara Ann Morris Blake, 73, died Saturday, January 19, 2013 at Sentara Careplex in Hampton. She was a Peninsula resident for the last 61 years. Barbara was the former co-owner and operator of Diggs Engine & Parts Service. She was a member of the Women of the Moose Chapter # 1386, and The Red Hat Society. Barbara was an avid crafts person and loved sewing. Predeceased by her brother, Bobby L. Morris, she is survived by her husband, John W. Blake, Jr.; her daughter, Betty Hendricks and her husband, Rudy; her son, John W. Blake, III and his wife, Robin, all of Hampton; her sister, Phyllis Edwards and her husband, Sonny, of Port Republic; her sister-in-law, Marie Morris of Newport News, her brother-in-law, Donald Blake and his wife, Donna, of Hampton; 4 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, February, 17, 2013 at the Warwick Moose Lodge. Arrangements are by Weymouth Funeral Home.
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Published in Daily Press on Feb. 13, 2013