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February 13, 1931 - May 6, 2015
Burial Date: May 9, 2015
Funeral Home Hidden Valley Funeral Home of Lawson
Visitation, Friday, May 8, 2015, from 7 – 9 pm, at Hidden Valley Funeral Home in Lawson, MO.
Funeral Service, Saturday, May 9, 2015, at 2 pm, at Hidden Valley Funeral Home in Lawson, MO.
Rudy Valentine Blakely, 84, died Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at home with her family by her side.
She was born to the late Elmer and Synthia Holman, February 13, 1931 in Plattsburg, MO. Rudy graduated from Plattsburg High School in 1949. She married Franklin Blakely in 1949. They had lived in Mobile, AL and Eugene, OR until moving to Lawson in 1963.
Rudy enjoyed gardening and canning. She was an excellent cook. Rudy loved cooking desserts for her family.
Rudy is survived by her six children: Frank and Debi Blakely of Lawson; Jimmy and Janet Blakely of Florida; Donnie and Laura Blakely of Florida; Lonnie and Debbie Blakely of Lawson, Steve and Nancy (Blakely) Holland of Lawson, Cris and Monica Blakely of Excelsior Springs. She is also survived by 13 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren; one brother: Junior Holman of Hamilton, MO and several Nieces and Nephews.
Rudy was preceded in death by her parents: Elmer & Synthia Holman; her late husband: Franklin Blakely; one brother: Robert Holman; sisters: Lilian Richie, Margaret Moore, Francis Boone, Marie Pike, Louise Troutz; one great-granddaughter: Megan Lynn Hendricks.
Visitation will be 7-9 p.m. Friday, May 8, 2015 at Hidden Valley Funeral Home, Lawson, MO.
Funeral service will be 2p.m. Saturday, May 9, 2015, at the funeral home. Burial immediately following at the Lawson Cemetery. Memorial Contributions may be made to: Wayside Waifs, 3901 Martha Truman Rd Kansas City, MO 64137