Faith Anne Blake

November 27, 1956 – September 13, 2020

Faith Anne Blake

    Faith Anne Blake, daughter of the late Thomas McGinnis and Eva Duemmel McGinnis, was born on November 27, 1956 in Rochester, New York, and departed this life on September 13, 2020 at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, Missouri at the age of 63 Years.

Mrs. Blake was a former cosmetologist. She attended the Bernie Church of Christ and was a resident of Dexter, Missouri.

She was united in marriage to Melvin Blake in 2011. Mr. Blake preceded her in death on August 26, 2020.

She is survived by her son, George Dawson & wife Ashley of Dexter, Missouri; by two daughters, Rosemary Papalia & husband Anthony of Ruskin, Florida and Crystal Dawson & husband Nicholas of Kansas City, Kansas; by her step-son, Kenneth Turner & wife Carol of Campbell, Missouri; by her step-daughter, Beth Blake of Bernie, Missouri; by her brother Thomas McGinnis & wife Patty of Rochester, New York; by four sisters, Cindy McGinnis, Hope McGinnis, Tracy Rendsland, and Tammy Parker & husband Cliff, all of Rochester, New York; by sixteen grandchildren, Richard James Brown Jr, Paul Arlo Brown, Aniya Rose Brown, Madison Rose Papalia, Timothy Roe, Elizabeth Roe, Jonathan James, Zachary McDonald, Hailey McKuin, Joseph Marines, Loukas Marines, Raychel Robison, Elyzabeth Robison, Kylee Hurdle, Damian Hurdle, and Seth Dawson; by 6 step-grandchildren; and by many nieces, nephews, family and friends.

Other than by her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Julie Hooverson; by her niece, Bryanna; and by her uncle, Howard “Sonny” McGinnis.

Friends may call at Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie on Tuesday, September 22, 2020 from 11:00 P.M. to 1:00 P.M. A memorial service will then be conducted in the Mathis Funeral Chapel on Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at 1:00 P.M.

Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie is in charge of all arrangements.