Laura Mae Blake, 78, of Tonto Basin, died Oct. 6, 2006 in Payson. She was born April 16, 1928 in Globe, Ariz., the daughter of Nellie (Rice) and William Quarrels.
She will be greatly missed by her family and friends.
Mrs. Blake is survived by sons, Kenneth Sparks (Susan) of Phoenix and Ted Sparks (Lalah) of Payson; stepdaughters, Jessie Farnsworth (Mike) of Seattle, Wash. and Susan Welch of Mesa; 12 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Judy Lynn Morrison; and her husband, Charlie Lee Blake.
Donations in Mrs. Blake's memory may be made to RTA Hospice, 511 S. Mud Springs Road, Payson, AZ 855417.
A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4 at the Tonto Basin Cemetery.
Arrangements were entrusted to Miles Funeral Services Miami.