Margaret Strunk Blaylock
1934 - 2020
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Margaret Strunk Blaylock

Knoxville - On Saturday, June 27, 2020, Margaret Strunk Blaylock, passed away at the age of 85. Margaret was born August 18, 1934, in Memphis, Tennessee to Paul Harold and Mable Janet (Coyle) Strunk. She married Fred F. Blaylock in 1951 and raised four children. Margaret retired from Knox County Schools in 1996 as the cafeteria manager at Doyle High School. Margaret was preceded in death by her husband, Fred F. Blaylock and her daughter, Anna Lou Porterfield. She is survived by her son, Gene (Debra) Blaylock; her daughters, Ginger Westlake, and Jan (Ken) Christy; her grandchildren, Ernie (Sheila) Porterfield, Ed (Jackie) Porterfield, Freddie (Megan) Porterfield, Logan (Whitney) Blaylock, Patrick (Jennifer) Westlake, Alexander Westlake, Maggie Westlake, Jonathan Westlake, Christian Westlake, Cody Plemons, and Sarah Christy and several great grandchildren. The family will receive friends Thursday, July 2, 2020 at Berry Funeral Home, 3704 Chapman Hwy, from 5:00pm to 7:00pm. Family and friends will meet at Gap Creek Christian Church Cemetery, 2102 Kimberlin Heights Rd. Knoxville, Tennessee on Friday, July 3, 2020 for a 10:00am graveside service. Reverend Phil Zook officiating. Online condolences may be made at

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Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from Jun. 30 to Jul. 1, 2020.
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July 1, 2020
Deepest Sympathy for the family. We had many good times working together.
June Bettis
July 1, 2020
Prayers for all. Many memories from working at Knox County Schools food service.
Patricia Horton
July 1, 2020
To Gene, Ginger, and Jan I didn't know your Mom but wanted to let you know how sorry I am. I use to work with Anna at Levis. My prayers are with you all.
Debby Lett
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