Dettie Mae Carlton Blake of Houston passed away June 27, 2014. Born November 7, 1917 in Garrison, Texas, to the late Tom and Lela Carlton. She was a 50 year member of Life Tabernacle. She lived a long, beautiful life, always happy and content, full of joy and love for everyone!
Preceded in death by her husband Jerry “Catfish” Blake, their daughter Carol Karavias and sons Roland and Bobby.
Dettie is survived by daughters Jerri (Charlie) Gonzales, Katy, TX; Jerri (Mike) Woods Crosby, TX; Linda Trispel, Kenosha,WI.; son Tommy (Debbie ) Blake Crosby,TX; and son-in-law Nick Karavias Houston, TX. 15 grandchildren; 25 great grandchildren, 10 great-great grand children. Visitation Monday, June 30, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.; Funeral service conducted by Rev. Rob Sharp, Tuesday, 11 a.m., followed by burial at
Forest Park Lawndale Cemetery.