OBITUARY

Sharon Kay Dillon Blake

November 30, 1947May 31, 2021
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Sharon Kay Dillon Blake, 73, of Mint Hill, North Carolina, went to be with her Lord May 31, 2021.

Born in Barboursville, West Virginia on November 30, 1947, Sharon graduated from Barboursville High School and received a B.A. from Marshall University followed with a M.A. from Towson State University.

She was married to John Wade Blake on December 21, 1968.

Sharon had a career in teaching. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Indian Trail and had a passion for Jesus and her family. "We are confident, I say, and willing rather to be absent from the body, and to be present with the Lord." 2 Corinthians 5:8 (KJV)

Sharon was preceded in death by her parents, Kermit and Gladys Dillon; sister, Mary Ann (late husband, Lyle); and brother, Jimmy (late wife, Carol).

In addition to her husband, Sharon was survived by her daughters, Marci Bennett and husband, Mike, Paige Summey and husband, Brandon, and Susan Seward and husband, Tony; her grandchildren, Christopher and Rachel Bennett, and Ryan and Skylar Summey; her brother, Jerry Dillon and wife, Judy; her sister, Susie Fry and her late husband, Larry; and other extended family dear to her heart.

Friends are cordially invited to a gathering with the family from 6:00 until 8:00 pm Monday, June 7, 2021, at McEwen Funeral Service, Mint Hill Chapel, 7428 Matthews-Mint Hill Road in Mint Hill.

A memorial visitation will also be held from 10:00 am until 12:00 pm Saturday, June 12, 2021, at Wallace Funeral Home & Chapel, 1159 Central Avenue in Barboursville, West Virginia.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Metrolina Christian Academy 732 Indian Trail-Fairview Road, Indian Trail, North Carolina 28079. Please notate your gift is in honor of Sharon Blake.

Services

  • A Gathering with Sharon's Family

    Monday, June 7, 2021

Memories

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Dale Crookshanks

June 5, 2021

John, so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in our prayers.
Your old "Harrison Street Tigers" Bud

Deborah Frye

June 4, 2021

Sharon was a beautiful, intelligent and warm lady with a ready smile for everyone. We grieve her loss here in West Virginia, and pray that God will hold her family in His healing and comforting hands until we see her again.

Will Yost

June 4, 2021

John, we are so sorry to hear about your loss. Please know you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. If there is anything you need, please let us know.

Pat and Will Yost

Walt Ward

June 3, 2021

John
Sorry to hear of your loss. Our prayers are with you in this time of sorrow.
Walt and Susan Ward

Michelle Whitfield

June 3, 2021

My thoughts and prayers are with you John and your family. May all the memories of your life together and God's grace give all of you comfort in this time of grief and loss. Memories are the legacy of a life well lived.

Lavonia Henderson

June 3, 2021

John and Family,
I was saddened to hear of Sharons' passing. Please know that you and your precious family are in my prayers. We serve a God of all comfort and He will carry you through. Please take care.
Bonnie Henderson
Department of Veteran Affairs , Retired

Ronald Alligood

June 3, 2021

John, Suzanne and I offer our most sincere and gracious prayers and sympathies to you, and the girls, in your loss of Sharon. Sharon was a good and wonderful Mom, wife and grandmother. God bless you, and Sharon, and your beautiful girls.

Pamela Eckard

June 3, 2021

John, so sorry to hear of your loss, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Love to all. Pam Wiles Eckard

Jackie Best

June 3, 2021

Mr. John, just know that we are praying for you and the family during your time of loss. I will miss talking with Ms. Sharon and seeing her smiling face.
Jackie and Bridgette Best

Stuart Peters

June 3, 2021

You and the girls are in our thoughts and prayers at this difficult time. Stuart and Becky Peters

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