Rita M. Barber-Blake

Rita M. Barber-BlakeROCK HILL - Mrs. Rita M. Barber-Blake, of 205 Bowser Street, passed away on Thursday, March 20, 2014, at Piedmont Medical Center. The funeral service will be 2 p.m. Monday, March 24, 2014, at Rock Grove AME Zion Church, with the Rev. Titus Thorn officiating. Burial will be at Barber Memorial Cemetery. Survivors include her faithful sisters, Doris McCullough, Anna Thompson and Mildred Douglas; one adopted son, Author Holmes and family; three nieces; one nephew; two great-nieces; two great-nephews; one great-great-niece; and one great-great-nephew. Mrs. Blake may be viewed from 6 to 7:15 p.m. Sunday, March 23, at Robinson Funeral Home and from 12 p.m. until time of the service Monday at the church. The family will receive friends at the home.

Published in The Herald on Mar. 23, 2014