The News Courier in Athens, Alabama


March 27, 2014

Dennis Blake

— Dennis Keith Blake, 70, of Athens died Tuesday, March 25, 2014, at VA Hospital in Birmingham.

A  2 p.m. memorial service is Saturday at Truth Baptist Church with Donald Terry and James LeMay officiating, and Spry Funeral Home directing.

Mr. Blake was born April 23, 1943, in California. He was a member of Holt Road Baptist Church, and the retired owner of D&S Sewing & Vac in Athens. He was a U.S. Navy veteran.

Survivors include his wife, Frances Blake; daughter, Tonya Blake; sons, Jeffrey Blake and David Blake; stepson, David Thomas; stepdaughters, Debbie Dollar, Rachel Adams and Michelle Mills; brothers, Kenneth Blake and wife Marilyn, and Jack Blake and wife Jean; 11 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be made to Truth Baptist Church Building Fund.

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