Wilma Jeannette Boles Blake

Published 9:16 am Friday, March 4, 2022

Mrs. Wilma Jeannette Boles Blake, 85, of Bobbit Road, Advance, passed away Wednesday, March 2, 2022 at Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home in Winston-Salem.

She was born on June 28, 1936, in Forsyth County, to the late Silas Boles and Ruby Gross.

Mrs. Blake was a member of the Eastern Star for over 50 years.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, Henry Norman Blake.

Survivors: her children, Teresa Blake of Lexington and William Blake (Darlene) of Advance; 5 grandchildren, Kendra Strickland (Tony), Kelli Howard (Andrew Byrd), Amber Blake, Wesley Blake, and Cody Blake (Hannah); 5 great-grandchildren, Sierra Howard, Sydney Howard, Scott Howard, Josh Strickland (Megan), and Dakota Strickland; 1 great-great-grandchild, Thomas Strickland; 3 siblings, Nancy McGee of Raleigh, Marjorie Adams (Dennis) of Advance, and Jerry Boles (Jenny); and numerous nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 5 at Eaton Funeral Chapel with Rev. Phillip Brande officiating.  Interment will follow in Farmington Community Cemetery.  The family will receive friends from 6-8 Friday night at Eaton Funeral Home and other times at the home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be considered for: Trellis Hospice and Supportive Care, 101 Hospice Lane, Winston-Salem, NC 27103.

Online condolences: www.eatonfuneralservice.com.