Mildred Ovelyn Blakley, 90, of Purdy, passed away on March 13, 2013. She was born on Jan. 3, 1923, in Albuquerque, N.M., the daughter of Roland "Otto" and Oralea (Creasa) Yarnall. On Nov. 24, 1945, she married Howard C. Blakley, who preceded her in death in 1997.
Survivors include: one son, Gerald "Jerry" Blakley and his wife, Sue, of Purdy; one daughter, Barbara Ann Maddox, of Carson City, Nev.; four grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; nine step-great-grand-children; and one half-sister, Barbara Mitchner and her husband, Loren, of Cassville.
Cremation arrangements were under the direction of the White Funeral Home and Crematory, Cassville.