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Theresa Daves Blake

Greenwood, MS

Theresa Daves Blake, 80, formerly of Greenwood, MS, died at Forrest General Hospital in Hattiesburg, MS on April 7, 2013. Visitation will be at Wilson and Knight Funeral Home on Wednesday, April 10, 2013, from 5-7 p.m. A celebration of her life will be at Wilson and Knight Funeral Home on Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. with a much loved friend, Rev Glenn Davis officiating. Burial will follow at Odds Fellow Cemetery.

Mrs. Blake was a great server of the Lord. She was a church secretary, a wonderful Ladies Sunday School teacher, but her greatest contribution was being church pianist for over 30 years. She was beloved by each life she touched.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 48 years, Otis Blake; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Mallie E. Daves, Sr,; her two brothers, Mallie E, Daves, Jr. and W.C. Daves; and her sister, Willie Mae Skelton.

She leaves behind her four children, Sandy Wiltshire of Ocean Springs, MS, Janet Mitchell (Hayden) of Hattiesburg, MS, Sonny Blake of Greenwood, MS, and Gloria Smith (Brandt) of Orange, Texas; 7 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. She also leaves her dearly loved sister, Virginia Trotter.

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Published in the Hattiesburg American on Apr. 10, 2013
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