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Julia Blaylock

Memorial services will be held at 3 p.m. April 22 at the Miners Foundry, Stone Hall, in Nevada City for Julia Ann Blaylock. All are welcome. Inurnment will take place at Mountain Shadow Cemetery in Sonora. Mrs. Blaylock passed away March 24 at her home in Grass Valley. She was 77.

Mrs. Blaylock was born May 4, 1929, to Alva Hezikiah Johnston and Helen Alice Mutzner in Covington, Ohio.

She graduated from Sonora High School in 1947 and completed one year of college. During high school, Mrs. Blaylock was a waitress, receptionist and a secretary.

On Dec. 26, 1948, Mrs. Blaylock married Monroe “Buzz” Blaylock in Stockton. After her marriage, she became a homemaker.

Mrs. Blaylock was a longtime blood donor, a member of the Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, the Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital Foundation, the B and T Club, and the Empire Club. She also served as vice president, president and member of the Nevada Theater Board.

Mrs. Blaylock enjoyed gardening, tennis, oil and water color painting, sewing and walking.

Mrs. Blaylock is survived by her sons, John Douglas Blaylock of Oakland and William Michael Blaylock of Grass Valley; daughter, Patricia Ann Blaylock of Penryn; and granddaughters, Molly Ann Watson and Ellen Rose Watson, both of Penryn. She was preceded in death by her husband, Monroe “Buzz” Blaylock in 1989.

Memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of the Foothills, 2399 Nevada City Highway, Grass Valley.

Arrangements are under the direction of Hooper and Weaver Mortuary.

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