Victoria May Blaylock, 36, of Unicoi, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, June 3, 2012 at the Unicoi County Memorial Hospital after a life long battle with diabetes.
Victoria will be cremated and buried with her beloved dog, Beasley, beside her parents, the late David and Glenda Woodby Blaylock, at Woodby Hill Cemetery in the Limestone Cove community of Unicoi County.
In addition to her parents, Victoria is preceded in death by both her paternal and maternal grandparents, her uncle, James Blaylock, her very special aunt, Joan Woodby, and cousins Linda Beth Woodby, and Melissa Vance and her infant daughter, Lydia Faith.
Victoria is survived by: Sister: Floy Danielle and husband, Richard O’Quinn, Sister by choice: Sandra Kay Towry, Nephews: Daniel and David Ollis, who she helped to raise, Special Aunt and Uncle: Dan and Brenda Woodby, who had taken care of her for the last four years of her life, Uncles: Douglas Woodby, Herbert Jr. and Marleen Woodby and George and Edna Woodby, Aunt: Patsy Blaylock Cousins and their families: George Woodby and his children Anthony, Alex and Haley, Glenda and Tim Yarber and their children Jess, Garrett and Amelia, Elizabeth Woodby and her children Angelina, Toshia and Joey; and her grandchildren, Alexis, Serenity; and her unborn grandson Russell, Herbert Joe Woodby III and his children Haley Buchanan and Hannah Woodby, the late Melissa Vance’s son, Willie, Lorrie and Rev. Steve Cochran and their children Rev. Jacob, Caleb and Luke, Eric Woodby and his children Sarah Erwin and Adam Woodby, and his four grandchildren. Special Aunt and Uncle: Doyle and Evelyn Jones.
The family would like to thank all of the friends, family and caregivers who have lifted her spirits, helping her to make it through each day. Special thanks to Tammy Horton and Betty Hayes of Choices. Not only were they caregivers, they were also friends.
A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, June 6, 2012 at 8:00 PM at Unicoi Free Will Baptist Church, 401 Tennessee St, Unicoi, with Rev. Brett Jones officiating. The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 6:00 PM until service time at Unicoi Free Will Baptist Church. The family will hold a private graveside service at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, it was Victoria’s request that donations be made to the building fund of Unicoi Free Will Baptist Church, 401 Tennessee St, Unicoi, TN 37692
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These arrangements are made especially for the family and friends of Victoria May Blaylock through Valley Funeral Home, 1085 N. Main Ave., Erwin, 423-743-9187.