PERRYVILLE - Jimmie Blake, 68, formerly of Bloomfield, died July 29, 2006, at his home.
Born Aug. 8, 1937, at Doniphan, son of the late William Oscar and Gladys Bales Blake, he was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and owned and operated Blake's Locksmith and Pawn Shop for 20 years until his retirement.
On July 20, 1963, he married Barbara Burgess, who survives of the home.
Other survivors include: one son, William R. Blake of Perryville; one daughter, Jamie Evans of Perryville; two sisters, Joy Hall of Sunland, Calif. and Ruby Critzas of St. Louis; and six grandchildren.
Graveside rites were conducted today at Harper Cemetery at Aid.
Burial followed under the direction of Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home of Bloomfield.