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Barbara Block

May 20th, 1937 - Oct 2nd, 2018

Funeral: 11 a.m. Friday, October 5, 2018 at Frank & Bright Funeral Home

Visitation: 10 a.m. until time of service Friday

Interment: Elmwood Cemetery


     Barbara May Block, age 81, of Flora, Illinois, passed away peacefully, Tuesday, October 2, 2018, in Pensacola, Florida.

     Barbara was born May 20, 1937 in Flora, the daughter of Orvel and Valentine (Durand) Peavler.

     She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Jack Block; 2 sons: Randy (Susan) Block of Flora and their 3 daughters: Jennie Block, Jackie (Justin) Akers, and Jenny Mines, and Jeff (Jessica) Block of Pensacola, Florida and their children: Elizabeth Block and Nicholas Baggett; and 2 great-grandchildren: Jay and Kali of Carbondale.  She was preceded in death by one infant brother: Orvel Francis

     Barbara was an avid traveler and camper. Barbara and Jack have spent the last 16 years snow birding and enjoying life in Gulf Shores, Alabama, where they have met many great friends. Barbara had a love for flowers and an even greater love for dogs.  She was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church in Flora, Illinois, and Bayside Baptist Church in Lillian, Alabama. Barbara will be dearly missed by her friends and family.

     A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Friday, October 5, 2018, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora. Interment will follow in Elmwood Cemetery, Flora. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until time of service at the funeral home.  The family suggests in lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Covenant Hospice or CCARS (Clay County Animal Rescue & Shelter) and will be accepted through the funeral home.  To share a memory or condolence visit 


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Frances Grimes Work

October 3rd

So sorry for your loss. I remember Mrs Barbara from when I lived and worked in the Flora area in the late 1990's. Sweet lady.

Mike & Cathy Gibson

October 3rd

We are so sorry for your loss. If there is anything we can do for you, please don't hesitate to ask. God's peace be with you.

Glenda Cooper

October 3rd

Randy,Susan and family I am so sorry for your loss. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. She was a sweet lady. God be with you.

Nancy (Morrison)Cochran

October 3rd

Sorry for your family's loss

Dick and Jeanne Robinson

October 3rd

Many happy memories of our times together at Anchors Aweigh and all our meals together. Going to miss you sweet Barb, especially when I go to Bon Worth’s. RIP, no more pain. Fly high, we’ll keep an eye on Jack. Prayers for all the family, you are part of ours too

Art & Judy Snell

October 3rd

Condolences to the family for your loss of Barbara Block.

Randy Block and family

October 3rd

So sorry for your loss. Prayers for you and your family.

Bill and Angie Spitzner

October 3rd

So sorry for your loss thoughts and prayers to the family

Terry and Ruth Spicer

October 3rd

Sorry for your loss. Her camping friends will miss her.

Jamie and Becky Block

October 3rd

Barbara will be greatly missed by all of her family and friends. Love and hugs to you all at this difficult time.

Lynda Coomes

October 3rd

I am so sorry for your loss. We have spent many years as neighbors in Foley, AL, in Anchors Aweigh campground. Thanks for the memories.

Charlie and Patty Peters

October 3rd

Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Charlie and Patty Peters

October 3rd

Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

L Gray

October 3rd

My deepest sympathy to the family at this very difficult time. May you find comfort in God’s word the Bible at Revelation 21:3,4

Carolyn Wickiser

October 3rd

My sincere sympathies to Jack and the family. I went thru high school with Barb and some of the grades also. A very nice lady.

Vickie Shelton Sachau

October 3rd

Barbara was such a good neighbor. Jack Jeff, Randy and Susan and all the family. I am so very sorry for your loss. Hold the memories close in your hearts.

Tom an Sharon McCraw

October 3rd

Jack, we are sorry for your lost.


October 3rd


Dave & Carolyn Henson

October 4th

So sorry for your loss! Our hearts go out to you! Such a sweet lady & a good friend to mom & dad! She will be missed!

Rev Tom and Barabra Harris

October 4th

Barbara was a sweet sweet woman and everyone in the church had grown to love her. She will be greatly missed.

Steve and Cindy Valbert

October 4th

Sorry for your loss, thinking of you and your family.

Terry Igert

October 4th

We are praying for Gods comforting love surround youall!

October 4th

Dear Barbara May Block Family, Sorry for you family's loss you are all in our prayers at this time. From Ann & Bonnie Waggoner and family

Billie England

October 5th

At a time like this, words cannot convey the hurt our hearts feel. Our consolation is that God now has her in his hands. He does give us the legacy of our memories--so precious.

Helen Fatheree and family

October 7th

So sorry for your loss.

Sacamenta Landrum

October 7th

Deepest condolences to the Block family and friends for the loss of your loved one Barbara. Very soon Jesus Christ will resurrect the loved ones we have lost in death back to life Acts 24:15; John 5:28,29, right here on a brand new Paradise Earth no more sickness pain or death Life Without End Revelation 21: 1-5.



Larry and Sue Kramer
Mike and karen mcallister
Krista & Aaron Borders
Sammie Wickiser
Cheri Laughlin Wildbur
Glenda Cooper
Glenda Cooper
Glenda Cooper
Nancy(Morrison)Cochran and Wes Cochran
Jerry and Mary Ellis
Steve and Cindy Valbert
Sheldon &June Smith
Lynne Wilson
Jim and Linda Grove
Jan Jennings
Jackie Hess Evans
Walter and Doloris Brewer
Mike and Karen Mcallister
Robert and Leanna Snell
Ken & Tammy Haven
The Linder Family
Don and Mary Smith
All 70's Reunion
Debbie King Casell
Bob & Renee Peavler
Russell Hilliard
Tammie Jo's Mealhouse
Ron & Tammie McKinney
Chris & Bev Britton
Judy Worthey Plotz
Jim and Rhonda Lewis
The Linder Family
Bill and Angie Spitzner
Dana and Janet Franklin
Jim Fry
Dennis and Linda Garden
Jeff and Jessica
Delberta Bowen
Betty Tucker Simmons
David & Judy (King) Bryden
Fred and Paula Riley
Jim and Jane Williams
Jamie and Becky Block
Gary and Nancy Pearce
Sam&Clara Booth
Cecelia Cardascio
Marty & Nancy Thompson
Charlie and Patty Peters
Joe and Sue Martin
Joe and Sue Martin
Carolyn Hill Wickiser
Bill and Robin Atwood
Tara Race
Terry and Ruth Spicer
Ray & Francis Hosselton
Larry & Sue Williams
Charles and Connie Block
Dennis and Candace Goodman
Vickie Simpson
Randy and Susan
Joe Ellis
Dale and Sandi Castleberry
Justin and Jackie Akers
Tom an Sharon McCraw
Marge Wilson
Bill & Kay Kitley
Kathy 'Gertie'Griffith
Mike & Connie Spitzner & Family
Russell and Wanda Eastin
Dave & Carolyn Henson
William & Terri McCue
Bruce & Robbin Dickey
Sandy and Duane Sanders
Don, Jane, and Darren Delaney
Ray, Shannon & Shad Rutland
Marilyn Stanford
Greg & Diana Rutland
Jackie Thatcher-Brandibas


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