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OPAL BLAKE

Opal M. Blake, 87, of New Martinsville, WV passed away Friday, May 7, 2021 at her home.

She was born September 5, 1933, the daughter of the late Jesse and Ocie Ryan Howell.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Lewis F. Blake; three brothers, Jesse Howell, William “Bill” Ryan, and Cary Howard Howell; and a sister, Jacqueline “Jackie” Howell.

Survivors include a son, Roger (Loretta Underwood) Blake of New Martinsville, WV and a grandson Neal (Nicole) Blake of Rockport, Maine; mother of her grandson, Aleatha (Benny) Howell, New Martinsville, WV; three great-granddaughters, Adeline “Addie” and Eleanor “Ella” Blake of Rockport Maine, Cearia Leek of Morgantown and many other great- grandchildren; two sisters, Margaret Lemasters of Madison, WV and Connie (Terry) Rowe of New Martinsville; two brothers, Edgar (Margaret) Howell of New Martinsville and Leroy (Linda) Howell of Elk Fork, WV and several nieces and nephews.

Family will receive friends on Tuesday from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. at Grisell Funeral Home and Crematory 751 Third Street, New Martinsville WV, where services will be held on Wednesday at 1 p.m. with Pastor Stephen Rector officiating. Family requests that masks be worn.

Interment will follow in Greenlawn Memorial Park, New Martinsville, WV.

Sympathy expressions at grisellfuneral homes.com.