May 25, 1923 - January 28, 2013 LAVACA, AR Edna Mae Blake, who resided in Lavaca, Arkansas, passed away Monday, January 28, 2013 in a Fort Smith hospital. She was born May 25, 1923 in Cashion, Oklahoma to the late Edgar A. Adkins and Aurilla (Burris) Adkins. She was 89 years old. She was also preceded in death by her husbands, David "Bub" Blake of Edmond, Oklahoma and Alfred Lee Reed; one sister, Wilma Boone. Edna was a retired division order secretary for Sohio Petroleum Company in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and member of First Baptist Church in Fort Smith. She was a loving mother and grammy, and was a true servant of God with her time and her resources. Graveside service will be 1:00 p.m. Saturday, February 2nd, at Mayberry Cemetery in Central City, under the direction of Brotherton Brothers Funeral Home in Charleston. Officiating the service will be Pastor Dale Thompson. She is survived by her daughter, Sharon Gordon and husband Scott of Lavaca and one granddaughter, Addie Mae Gordon of Lavaca. Family will visit with friends 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. To pay an online tribute, please visit www.brothertonbrothersfuneralhomes.com www.brothertonbrothersfuneralhomes.com
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Published in The Oklahoman on Jan. 31, 2013