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Barry Mike Blaylock

January 30, 1947 — April 6, 2023

North English

 

 

North English- Barry Mike Blaylock was born January 30, 1947 on the family farm near Kinross, Iowa. He was a twin son of Marvin Franklin & Jessie Irene (Edmundson) Blaylock. He grew up in the Kinross area and graduated from English Valleys High School in 1965.  Mike served in the US Army during Vietnam. On July 3, 1981, Mike was united in marriage to Margaret Mary Hanson White at the Catholic Church in What Cheer. They lived in the North English community and enjoyed wintering in Arizona in the recent years. He was a lifelong farmer. Mike was a member of the North English Christian Church and the Keota VFW. He enjoyed farming, visiting with friends and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. Mike died on Thursday, April 6, 2023 at his home in North English at the age of 76 years.

Mike is survived by his wife Margaret of North English; three daughters Lisa (Mike) Dugger of Lake Mills, Teresa (Kyhl) Schmidt of Lone Tree and Ann (Allan) Sieren of North English; ten grandchildren Ali, Stephanie and Charlie Dugger, Maggie, Abbie and Michael Schmidt, Emyle and Seth Thompson and Tyler and Madi Sieren; four great grandchildren Thrusher Thompson, Brayleigh and Kinleigh Dyer and Nash Sieren; a sister Karyl (Bill) Miller of Wellman; three sisters-in-law Michelle Blaylock of Virginia, Sandy Blaylock of Florida and Elaine Mowry of Williamsburg; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; a twin brother Pat Blaylock, brother Gary Blaylock; a sister Karen (Marvin) Gent; brother-in-law Arnold Hanson; sister-in-law Kathleen Hanson; and a nephew Robin Blaylock.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held 10 am on Tuesday, April 11, 2023, at the Powell Funeral Home in North English. Burial will be in the Brethren Cemetery, South English. Visitation will be held on Monday, from 4:00 -7:00 pm at the Powell Funeral Home in North English. Memorials may be given to the North English QRS, North English Fire Department or the English Valleys FFA. Messages and tributes may be left at www.powellfuneralhomes.com.

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Visitation

Monday, April 10, 2023

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Powell Funeral Home-North English

116 West Broad St., North English, IA 52316

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Funeral Service

Tuesday, April 11, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Powell Funeral Home-North English

116 West Broad St., North English, IA 52316

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