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Ben A Blakley

March 21, 1949 ~ November 26, 2021 (age 72)

Obituary

Ben Allen Blakley, son of Pink and Alice Ruffin Blakley, was born on March 21, 1949, in Butler, Alabama. He was known as Bennie Blakley by family and friends.

He departed this life on November 26, 2021 at home in Lisman, Alabama.

Bennie was quiet but loved to laugh and make others smile. He enjoyed growing fruits and vegetables to share with family and friends. Bennie was blessed with a natural talent to di carpenter work, and he loved to hunt deer and other wildlife.

Bennie will be remembered by his wife: Mary Ella Blakley; five brothers: Fred Blakley, Willie (Willie Ruth) Blakley, Pink (Gwen) Blakley, Jr., Horace (Minnie) Blakley, George (Arlene) Blakley; two sisters: Jean (James) Ridgeway, Mary (Jeremiah) Edwards, all of Lisman, Alabama; his son: Derrick (Mary) Ray, Sr. & two grandchildren: Derrick Jr. & Zu’Niah, Evergreen, Alabama, & a host of nephews, nieces, other relatives & friends. Bennie was preceded in death by his parents, one sister, Sallie Cook; one sister-in-law, Irene Blakley; three brothers, Daniel Blakley, Dan Ray, & T.J. Ray.

 

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Services

Graveside Service
Saturday
December 4, 2021

12:00 PM
St. John C.M.E. Church
Brown Landing Raod
Butler, AL 36904

Interment following service
Saturday
December 4, 2021

St. John C.M.E. Church
Brown Landing Raod
Butler, AL 36904

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