Person:Orisa Blakley (1)

b.22 Dec 1903 Alabama
d.21 Dec 1944 (41y, 1d)
Facts and Events
Name Orisa L. BLAKLEY
Gender Male
Birth? 22 Dec 1903 Alabama
Death? 21 Dec 1944 (41y, 1d)
Marriage Abt 1999 to Verdie Leon NIX
Reference Number? Cousins of Dalton J. Nix Keyword
Reference Number? Descencants of Jennings NIX Keyword
Reference Number? Jennings NIX Descendants Keyword
Reference Number? JenningsNIX Descendants Keyword

The Engle Family Entries: 1235 �� Updated: Fri Nov 9 11:14:01 2001 �� Contact: James R. Engle <>

The BYNUM BOOK has the spelling as BLAKELY (NOT BLAKLEY), That agrees with spelling for other members of the family that I have.

1930 US Federal Census, Alabama, Etowah Counaty, Warrior, District 36, Image 1 of 9, Wararior Valley Road, Residence # 7, Family #7, along the Warrior aaValley Road

Blakely, Orisa, Head, R, Yes, M, W, 26, M, 22, No, yes, Alabama, Alabama, Alabama, ??, Yes, Farmer, Farm, vvvv, O, yes, no, 7, line 46.

            ,Verda, Wife, F, W, 21, M, 17, No Yes, Alabama, Alabama, Alabama, ??, Yes, none, 
            , J. Eldridge, Son, M, W, 1 4/12, S, No, blank, Alabama, Alabama, Alabama, 82, none, 

The Gadsden Times Page A8 Article published May 8, 2004 Blakley, Verdie L.

Funeral will be at 2 p.m. today at Valley Chapel for Verdie L. Blakley, 95, who died Wednesday, May 5, 2004, at her residence. The Rev. Greg Bartley and Bro. Gary Wilemon will officiate. Interment in Moody Chapel. Valley Chapel, Oneonta, is in charge. She was born in Blount County to the late John Thomas Nix and Minnie Emma Campbell Nix. She was a homemaker. She was of the Baptist faith and an avid gardner. She loved quilting and needlework. She was preceded in death by her husband, Orisa L. Blakley; son, Eldridge Blakley; one sister; eight brothers; and five grandchildren. She is survived by her daughters, Emma B. Wilemon and Veralene Wilemon; sisters, Ruth Carroll and Flora Bates; brother, A.B. Nix; eight grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; nine great-great grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews and friends. Pallbearers will be Darren Tucker, Melissa Sanchez, Scott Driskel, Michael Wilemon, Jeremy Wilemon and Jamey Wilemon.