Barbara A. Blake
November 21, 1938 – September 4, 2019
Barbara Blake went to be with her Lord and Savior on September 4, 2019.
Barbara was born on November 21, 1938 in Oklahoma to William and Daucy Ward. She was raised in Borger, Texas and graduated from Borger High School. She married Bill Blake on November 25, 1959 in Buena Vista, Texas. They moved to Amarillo in 2007 from Fritch, Texas. Barbara was both a passionate and successful business owner and a loving Matriarch to her family. She was very respected in her community. She attended The Church of Bushland. She enjoyed traveling across the country with her husband Bill in their RV and spending time in the mountains of Colorado in their cabin. After her husband passed she was brave to continue her RVing by driving the RV on many excursions. In her pastime, she pursued many learning endeavors including creative jewelry design, but most of all, Barbara was a strong and inspirational Wife, Parent, Grandparent, Sister, Aunt and Friend to all that knew her. Barbara was preceded in death by her beloved husband Bill Blake, her two brothers, James and Lloyd Ward, and her sister Jeri Goodwin.
She is survived by her two sons Mark Blake and wife Betsy of Amarillo, Mike Blake and wife Michelle of Dallas Texas, and two grandsons, Carson and Jack Blake, both of Amarillo.
- Mark Blake, Son
- Betsy Blake, Daughter-in-law
- Mike Blake, Son
- Michelle Blake, Daughter-in-law
- Carson Blake, Grandson
- Jack Blake, Grandson
- Barbara was preceded in death by her beloved husband Bill Blake, her two brothers, James and Lloyd Ward and sister Jeri Goodwin.
- Jack Blake
- Carson Blake
- Shuan Grogan
- Dan Grogan
- Jeff Ward
- Mark Tanner
- Visitation Friday, September 6, 2019
- Celebration of Life Saturday, September 7, 2019