Margaret Odene Hoover Blake, age 84, of Franklinville died Friday, September 24, 2021 at Randolph Health Hospital, Asheboro.
Mrs. Blake was born March 6, 1937, the daughter of Andrew Dewey Hoover and Vernie Quinie Blackwood Hoover.
Mrs. Blake was a native of Randolph County and graduated from Farmer High School, Class of 1955. Margaret was a LPN Nurse and retired from Oakwood Knoll Nursing Home. She also was employed with Blake Marine and Hammond Machine Shop. Mrs. Blake was a longtime faithful member of South Plainfield Friends Meeting. In addition to her parents, Margaret was preceded in death by her husband, Paul H. Blake, brothers, Herman Hoover and Lloyd Hoover; and her sister, Rebecca Loflin.
She is survived by her sisters: Mabel (Bob) Horton and Cleo Auman; her children: Rhonda (Charlie) Kirkman, Jim (Denise) Hammond, Julie (Wes) Dixon, and Sheryl (Dennis) York; grandchildren: Laura (Alan) Parsons, Becca Bryant, Ben (Katie) Kirkman, Ryan Hammond, Cole Hammond, Matthew (Cheryl) Griffin, Elliott (Kelsey) Gribble, Sam Gribble, Elizabth (Sam) Franklin, Halie Dixon, Brandon (Amanda) York, Zach (Katie) York, Lockett (Larry) Suitt, Brandy (Matt) Duncan; 19 great grandchildren; and "Her Baby" Howie!!
Mrs. Blake's family would like to extend a very special "Thank You" to Mary Lanier and the staff of PCU Department of Randolph Hospital for their excellent care given to her and all their kindness given to the family.
Mrs. Blake will Lie-In-Repose Sunday, September 26, 2021 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM at Pugh Funeral Home, 600 South Main Street, Randleman, NC.
The funeral service will be held Monday, September 27, 2021 at 2:00 PM at South Plainfield Friends Meeting, 4033 Plainfield Road, Sophia with Rev. Hugh C. Spaulding officiating. Burial will follow in the Meeting Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to South Plainfield Friends Meeting, 4033 Plainfield Road, Sophia, NC 272350.