Archive for Thursday, June 23, 2005

Arthur W. Blaylock


June 23, 2005

Services for Arthur W. Blaylock, Topeka, were Monday, June 20, at Newcomer Family Funeral Home, Topeka. Interment was in Penwell-Gabel's Memorial Park Cemetery.
Mr. Blaylock died Wednesday, June 15, 2005, at Stormont-Vail Hospital in Topeka.
He was born Aug. 31, 1917, in De Soto, the son of Arthur W. and Helen Plummer Blaylock. He graduated from De Soto High School in 1935.
Mr. Blaylock was a farmer for 30 years near De Soto. He moved to Topeka in 1956 and retired from Stormont-Vail Hospital in 1982.
He was a 50-year member and past member of De Soto Lodge No. 40 AF&AM. He was also a member of the Scottish Rite Bodies in Lawrence and a 50-year member of De Soto Chapter No. 78 OES. He was a member of Crestview United Methodist Church and Kiwanis Club in Topeka.
He married Gladys Marie Bone on May 20, 1943, in De Soto. She died May 10, 1999.
Survivors include his daughter, Janet Kay Blaylock, Topeka; a son, Larry Blaylock, Kansas City, Mo.; a brother, Fletcher Orville Blaylock, Topeka; and two grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials to the Alzheimer's Association, 515 S. Kansas Ave., Topeka 66603.
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