Sadie Ross Roberts Of Dora High School Class of 1961 passes away
Sadie Ross Roberts Blaylock, 74, of Jasper, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, at Princeton Baptist Medical Center in Birmingham.
Visitation will be held today, Nov. 25, 2017, from 6 until 8 p.m. at Kilgore-Green Funeral Home. Funeral services will be Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017, at 2 p.m. at Aldersgate United Methodist Church of Dora. Burial will be at Oak Hill Cemetery. Billy Weems and Johnny Jordon will officiate.
Blaylock was preceded in death by his parents, Carl and Eunice Roberts of Dora; and cousin, Nancy Gravlee.
She is survived by her husband of 42 years, Donald Blaylock Sr.; daughter, Carla Hall (Casey); grandchildren, Anna-Kate Gilbert, Carson Gilbert, Clay Hall, Austyn Hall, Mary-Elizabeth Hall and Sadie-Grace Hall; stepsons, Donnie Blaylock (Beverly), Jason Blaylock and Richard Blaylock (Ginna); grandchildren, Parker Blaylock, Peyton Blaylock and Presley Blaylock; lifelong friends, Sue Tucker and Betty Joyce Gann; and a host of many other friends and families.
Blaylock worked as a secretary for many years for Drummond Coal Company at Sego and Chetopa mines. She then became a teller at First Bank of Jasper for 19 years. She was a dedicated pianist at Aldersgate Methodist Church of Dora from the time she was 15 years old until her death. She lived for her grandchildren and the many activities they were involved in. She also volunteered at Valley Junior High School, where she played the piano for the Glee Club the last two years. She will be greatly missed not only by her family but by many people in the community.
Pallbearers will be Casey Hall, Randy Cose, Cody Cose, Tanner Cose, Ben Creel and Scott Lovelady.
Kilgore-Green Funeral Home, Jasper; (205) 384-5533