Mr. Herbert Blaylock of Winona, 82, passed away at his home on Thursday, November 5, 2020.
A graveside funeral service was held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 7, at New Hope Methodist Church Cemetery in Winona. Rev. Sam Dodd officiated the services.
Pallbearers were Johnny Blaylock, Tommy Blaylock, Jonathan Blaylock, C. J. Flowers, Charlie Flowers, and Timmy Amason.
Mr. Blaylock was born on April 27, 1938, and was the son of the late Guy Henry and Paire Lee Bennett Blaylock. He was a retired firefighter with the Winona Fire Department, and a member of New Hope United Methodist Church. He was also a veteran of the Mississippi Army National Guard and a member of the Winona American Legion. In addition to his parents, Mr. Blaylock was preceded in death by his first wife, Genell Gregg Blaylock and a son, William Bruce Blaylock.
Mr. Blaylock is survived by his wife, Mattie Lue Adkins Blaylock of Winona; daughter, Patty Blaylock Flowers (Charlie) of Winona; sons, Tommy Blaylock (Melissa) of Poplar Creek and Johnny Blaylock (Reba) of Winona; stepdaughters, Becky Thompson of Stewart and Nancy Surrells of Muscle Shoals, Alabama; sister, Margie Shaw of Winona; brother, Robbie Blaylock of Winona; six grandchildren, Megan Griffin, Jonathan Blaylock, C. J. Flowers, Scotty Blaylock, April Blaylock, and Laura Blaylock; and great-grandchild, Raylan Cole Flowers. Oliver Funeral Home of Winona (www.ofhwinona.com) handled the arrangements.