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Patricia Lane Crabtree Blake

October 13, 1946 — April 4, 2024

Asheboro

Patricia “Pat” Lane Crabtree Blake, age 77, of Asheboro passed away on April 4, 2024 at Moses Cone Hospital.

Mrs. Blake was born in Roxboro, NC on October 13, 1946 to Raney and Eva Clayton Crabtree and was a graduate of Roxboro High School.  Pat was formerly employed with Hospice of Randolph County, the Randolph County Senior Adults Association, and Duke Hospital. Pat was a lifelong member of Oakhurst Baptist Church, where she was very involved with Bible study, played the piano for 40 years, taught Sunday School, assisted with directing the choir, and was on the Missions Committee.  In addition to her parents, Pat was preceded in death by the love of her life, husband of 43 years, Roy Blake.  She and Roy traveled together for 15 years across the country doing Lay renewals. Pat was an avid reader, reading well over 1000 books in her lifetime.  Pat loved her daughter, her family, and adored her grandchildren with all her heart.

She is survived by her daughter, Leigh Anne Blake Kadans and husband David of Asheville; grandchildren, Elliot Kadans of Greensboro and Olivia Kadans of Asheville; stepsons, Jeff Blake and wife Patricia of Canton and Alan Blake and wife Michelle of Canton; 5 step grandchildren; brother, Dale Crabtree of Asheboro; and sister, Fonda Kirkman and husband Richard of Conway, Arkansas.

The family will receive friends on Sunday, April 7, 2024 from 2:00-3:00 pm at Oakhurst Baptist Church, 2225 South Fayetteville Street in Asheboro.  Funeral services will follow on Sunday at 3:00 pm at the church with Dr. Rob Roberts officiating. Interment will be held at New Hope Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of Randolph, 416 Vision Dr., Asheboro, NC 27203 or Oakhurst Baptist Church, 2222 S. Fayetteville St., Asheboro, NC 27205.

Pugh Funeral Home in Asheboro is serving the Blake family.


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