Mary Frances Blakeman of Campbellsville, daughter of the late Ervin Durham and Ora Clark Durham, was born July 9, 1922 in Taylor County, Kentucky. She died at 12:39 P.M., Thursday, May 7, 2020 in Campbellsville. Age: 97
She professed faith in Christ and was a member of Campbellsville First Cumberland Presbyterian Church.
Mary Frances united in marriage to Melvin Blakeman July 4, 1942 and he preceded her in death August 18, 1995.
She was a loving mother and homemaker and was known to have a beautiful, caring spirit. She was very giving, was a great cook and enjoyed cooking for her family.
She is survived by three sons and two daughters: Garry Blakeman and wife, Pat, Larry Blakeman and wife, Paula, Linda Edrington and Carole Blakeman of Campbellsville and Charles Blakeman and wife, Linda of Shepherdsville; one daughter-in-law, Judy Blakeman of Elk Horn; eight grandchildren: Mary Beth Jackson, Debbie Irvin, Bryan Edrington, Charles Ray Blakeman, Michael Lee Blakeman, Melissa Webb, Jason Blakeman and Tracy Mings; eighteen great-grandchildren; one half-sister and one half-brother: Loretta Willis and James Durham of Campbellsville; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
Mary Frances was also preceded in death by a son, James “Jim” Blakeman October 21, 2015.
AS MANDATED BY THE GOVERNOR, SERVICES WILL BE PRIVATE.
BURIAL: Campbellsville Memorial Gardens
FAMILY REQUESTED DONATIONS TO HOSPARUS OF GREEN RIVER OR CAMPBELLSVILLE FIRST CUMBERLAND PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
AND MAY BE MADE THROUGH PARROTT & RAMSEY FUNERAL HOME