Myra Blakely

Myra Hunter Blakely

Mars Hill - Myra Hunter Blakely 94, of Mars Hill, went home to be with her Heavenly Father Sunday, November 11, 2012. She was one of eight children born to the late Jessie P. and Della Bailey Hunter in 1918. Myra is survived by her youngest brother, Conrad Hunter of Canton, GA. She is also preceded in death by her oldest son, Kenneth H. Blakely.

Left to remember her is a daughter, Beth Davis and husband Robert of Concord, N. C., son, Forrest Blakely and wife Mary of Tumwater,WA., granddaughters; Laura and Jessica Blakely both of Tumwater, WA and Shelley Martin and husband Bryan of Dallas, GA., niece and nephew Karen Connery and Phillip Blakely.

A celebration of life will be held at 2:00 PM Thursday, November 15, 2012 in Robbie Capps Memorial Chapel of Blue Ridge Funeral Service. Pastor Dean Huggins will officiate. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Interment will follow at Bull Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family would like to send a special thanks to Myra's three precious angels; Debbie Rice, Wanda Phillips and Linda Kennedy for their many years of faithful loving friendship. We send our love to her dear sweet friend Ida Ramsey and appreciation to the staff at Madison Manor for their compassion and care given to our mother.

Memorials may be made to Bull Creek Baptist Church, P.O. Box 482, Mars Hill, NC 28754.

Online condolences may be emailed to the family at www.blueridgefuneralservice.org.

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Published in the Asheville Citizen-Times on Nov. 14, 2012