Janice BLAKE
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Janice BLAKE

May 09, 2010

Janice BLAKE

May 09, 2010

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In today’s changing world with climate change and environment concerns, “Honoring a Life” allows for family and friends to plant a memorial tree in honor of their loved one and friend. The purchase of a tree creates a beautiful permanent record on the Honoring a Life website, www.honoringalife.org. Each tree is planted through the efforts of Forestry Services throughout North America who determine where the greatest needs for reforestation are. Once planted, the geographical location where the tree is planted will be added to the record. A beautiful card is also sent to the family signifying your thoughtful gesture.

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The time surrounding a death can often bring unexpected final expenses for the family far beyond the funeral itself. We are pleased to offer the ability for friends and relatives to financially support the family during their time of loss as an alternative to flowers and other sympathy gestures.

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Obituary for Janice BLAKE

JANICE BLAKE Janice Sapp Blake, age 92, lifelong resident of Palatka passed away May 9, 2010, at Haven Hospice Roberts Care Center. She was the third of four daughters of Frank and Mettie Sapp. Mrs. Blake worked with her husband and brothers-in-law at Blake's Inc., a wholesale drygoods business, until 1968, and then at Wattles' Printing and Office Supply until her retirement at age 72. She was a long time and faithful member of First Baptist Church and a member of the Caring Sunday School class. Mrs. Blake enjoyed outdoor activities and working in the yard. Her life has been characterized by devotion to family, industry at work, a lively spirit and a positive outlook. She was preceded in death by her husband of 70 years, Wilmer Blake, in 2008, and is survived by her daughter, Carol Diane Whetstone, and a number of nieces and nephews Services will be held 11:00 AM, Wednesday, May 12, 2010 at Johnson Overturf Funeral Home with Reverend Charles T. Rabun, Jr. officiating. Burial will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends Wednesday at the funeral home from 10:00 AM until time of services. Flowers are appreciated or donations in her memory can be made to First Baptist Church Building Fund, 501 Oak Street, Palatka, Florida 32177 or to Haven Hospice Roberts Care Center, 6400 St. Johns Avenue, Palatka, Florida 32177.

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