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Ruby "Janette" Blake, age 84, of DeSoto, entered into rest in Crystal City on Thursday, June 19, 2014. Janette was born on October 30, 1929 in St. Louis, Missouri to the late August E. and Mary E. (Nee Womack) Muehleman. She married her love, Joe Blake, on June 24, 1947 in Randahoff County, AR and he preceded her in death. She was a member of the Eastern Star #417 Festus and enjoyed planting flowers and gardening.
She is survived by a son, Robert (Cathy) Blake of Bonne Terre, daughter, Janet (Alvin) Brown of Bonne Terre, foster daughters, Sherry McMullin of DeSoto and Cherie Gaddy of Clarksville,TN; 6 grandchildren: Tracy Becker, Robert Blake, Amy (Jason) Mooney, Allean (Mike) Horn, and Paula Jo (Ted) Baumer; and 9 great-grandchildren: Maddie, Austin, Brady, Kassie, Bryar, Sadie, Riley, Allison and Conner.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and son, Darrell Blake, granddaughter, Lesley Brown, brother, August Muehleman Jr. and sister, Ruth Doyle.
Pastor Paul Pope of Sonrise Baptist Church will officiate the service.