Sherman Jim Blake, 81, passed away on May 2, 2014, in Las Cruces. He was born on July 21,1932 in Oakhill, W.Va., to Sherman and Lois (Bunch) Blake.
Survivors include: a son, Doug Blake (Linda); two daughters, Janice Pratt and Lois Nora (Rafa); eight grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren; best friend, his dog Little Girl; one brother Bert Blake (Sherry), and nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Zona Blake and a son, Jerry Blake.
The memorial service will be conducted at 10 a.m., Thursday, May 8, at Alamogordo Funeral Home Chapel, with Bart Montgomery officiating.
The Blake family has entrusted their loved one to the care of Alamogordo Funeral Home to direct the Services.
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