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Johnnie Blake

August 20, 1937 ~ August 10, 2018 (age 80)

Deaconess Johnnie Ann Blake went to be with the Lord on Saturday, August 10, 2018 at 5:20 p.m. She was born August 20, 1937 in Knoxville, TN to the late Will Blake and Reverend Maggie Blake Williams. 
Preceded in death husband, Grover Dragg.

Survived by devoted daughter and son, Elder LaGail Whitaker and Minister Maurice (Myra) Dragg; grandchildren: Crystal Blake, Carmelita and Brandon Whitaker, Kelvin M. Dragg, Sr., Milik and Myesha Duose; a host of other family and friends to include the Lonsdale Community. 

Thursday, August 16, 2018, the family will receive friends from 5:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. with a Homegoing Celebration to follow at The House of God Church, Keith Dominion at 2334 Parkview Avenue. Bishop MarthaThomas, Officiant and Reverend Stephan P. Smiley, Eulogist. Friday, August 17, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. the interment will take place at New Gray Cemetery where a white dove release will conclude the service. Flowers may be delivered to the church the day of the service. Professional arrangements entrusted to Patton Funeral Home, Brain L. Buckmon, LFD 1-800-824-8283 or

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