Rosemary "Mickey" Blade (86) of Greenup


Published on September 2 2014 5:18 am

Rosemary “Mickey” Blade, 86, of Greenup, IL passed away at 7:43 pm on Saturday, August 30, 2014 at the Cumberland Rehab & Health Care Center in Greenup, IL.

Funeral services will be at 3:00 pm on Saturday, September 6, 2014 at the Barkley Funeral Chapel in Greenup, IL. Visitation will be from 1:00 to 3:00 pm on Saturday at the funeral chapel. Burial will be in the Block Cemetery rural Greenup, IL.

Mickey was born on September 21, 1927 in Hidalgo, IL to Carl Ted & Sarah Ruth (Carr) Marrs. She married Olin Blade on February 7th 1948 and he preceded her in February of 2012.

Surviving are their three sons Bob and wife Alene Blade, Ray and wife Janet Blade and John and his fiancé Colleen Zulueta all of Greenup, IL; a brother Ted and wife Alice Marrs of Hidalgo; sisters June and husband Jack Cook of Hidalgo and Angela and husband Bill Will of Collinsville; Grandchildren Ed (Marnie) Blade and Grant (Kelly) Cox; great grandchildren Ashley and Taylor Greger, Mitchell Blade, Braydon and Corbin Cox; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Mickey was a homemaker and a farmer. She is a member of the Mt. Zion (Block) Church of rural Greenup, IL. Memorials can be made to the Block Church or to the Cumberland Rehab auxiliary.  

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