Lola Fern Jewell Blake

January 3, 1929 – August 6, 2015

Lola Blake was born in Randall, KS on January 3, 1929 to John and Mildred (Newton) Jewell, the second of six children. She was preceded in death by her husband, Morris, parents, two sisters, and two brothers. She passed away on August 6 withblake lola main pic her family by her bedside. Lola attended schools in Missouri and Kansas and graduated high school in Augusta, KS in 1945. She married Morris C. Blake on November 6, 1948 in Wichita, KS. She received B.S. and M.S. degrees in Elementary Education from Central State University in 1959 and 1965. She taught hundreds of children in Bristow and Edmond, OK before retiring from Edmond Public Schools in 1987. Lola was a 20 year member of Epsilon Sigma Alpha. She enjoyed working elections for the Oklahoma County Election Board and visiting with all the voters. Her favorite hobbies were traveling, reading and spent much time quilting.

She is survived by her sister, Wanda Ast, of Morris, OK, her son, M. Timothy of Oklahoma City, her daughter, Carol Barker, and husband, Bill, of Edmond, and grandchildren, Claire and Lucas Barker. Funeral services will be held 10:00 am Tuesday, August 11, at Henderson Hills Baptist Church with burial to follow at Memorial Park Cemetery. The family wishes to express their sincere appreciation to the Integris Hospice House and their caring and attentive staff.


  1. Dear Carol, Tim & family
    My thoughts and prayers are with you all right now. I am so sorry I won’t be able to attend Aunt Lola’s service. Please know I will be with you in spirit.


  2. To the Jewell Blake Family:

    My condolences are with you during this time of your loss. May God’s promise at Revelation 21:3-4 to do away with death and anything that causes us pain and suffering bring you comfort and peace.

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