1950 – 2012

A private memorial service will be held for longtime Maricopa resident, Carol Blakely, 62.  Mrs. Blakely was born in Odessa, Texas on November 16, 1950 to Chris and Lillie Owens and passed away at her home on December 24, 2012.  She was a loving person who enjoyed spending time with her family.  She is preceded in death by her father, Chris Owens, mother, Lillie Owens and brother, Terry Owens.  She is survived by her husband of 39 years, Andrew Blakely; daughter and her husband, Paula and Bill Doty of Taft; sons and their wives, Andrew Blakely, III and Gloria of Diamondhead, Mississippi and Leo and Corey Blakely of Maricopa; brothers, Larry Owens of Taft, Danny Owens of Maricopa, Michael of San Luis Obispo and Donald Owens of Gardena.  She also has 11 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.  She will be missed by all but will be soaring high with the angels.  There are no visitation hours scheduled and the arrangements are under the direction of the Erickson & Brown Funeral Home.  To sign and online registry please visit www.EricksonAndBrown.com.