July 22, 1937 ~ July 14, 2006
Mary K. Blakley, 68, born July 22, 1937 passed away peacefully on July 14, 2006 at her home in San Antonio, TX after a long battle with cancer. Mrs. Blakely was a member of St. John Missionary Baptist Church, a loving mother, grandmother and a former resident of Des Moines, IA. She was the daughter of Elbert and Mary Durden. Mrs. Blakely is survived by her daughter, Debra Archer, grandson William Scott of Jackson, MS and step grandson Tyler Archer and his spouse Lorena Archer of San Antonio, grandchild Alexis Scott of Las Vegas, NV; a brother Elbert Durden Jr and a sister Elsie McGee who preceded her in death; surviving sisters Wilsalene Durden and Betty Miles of Atlanta, GA; first cousin Barbara Carr of San Antonio, a host of nieces, nephews and loving friends. The family thanks all who kept her in their prayers and for all their support. A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, July 18th, 2006, 6:00 pm at St. John Missionary Baptist Church, 119 W. Olmos, San Antonio, TX. To leave a note for the family, go to meadowlawn.net and select Obituaries. Arrangements by Meadowlawn Crematory and American Mortuary.