Services for Metta Gayle Blakeney, age 81, of Pioneer, LA will be held at 2:00 P.M. Sunday, August 4, 2019 at Brown-Holley Funeral Home Chapel in Oak Grove, LA; with Bro. Gary Wolfe officiating. Interment will follow in the Epps cemetery in Epps, LA, under the direction of Brown-Holley Funeral Home in Oak Grove, LA.
Ms. Metta Gayle was born on March 18, 1938 in Delhi, LA. and passed away on Thursday, August 1, 2019, in Bastrop, LA. She is preceded in death by her husband, Cleo Blakeney; parents; Hardy and Metta Folds; son-in-law, Danny Morgan; brothers, J. Paul Folds and H.W. Folds, Jr.
Survivors include her children, Angela McGhee and husband, Jimmy of Bastrop, LA, Traci Morgan of Pioneer, LA. and Pete Blakeney and wife, Cindy of Bonita, LA; 7-grandchildren, Nick Herrington (Kelli); Ashley Blakeney Olivier (Seth), Justin Blakeney (Christi), Jared Myers, Derek Myers, (Morgan), Jesse Morgan, Carly Morgan Baker (David); 11-great grandchildren, sister, Gloria Swindle and husband, Frank of Pioneer, LA; brother-in-law, Rusty Blakeney of Pioneer, LA., sister-in-law, Mary Alice Folds of Florence, AL; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Nick Herrington, Justin Blakeney, Seth Olivier, Jared Myers, Derek Myers, Jesse Morgan, and David Baker.
Visitation will be Saturday, August 3, 2019 from 5:00 P.M.-8:00 P.M. at the funeral home.
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