Claudia Vivian Blaylock, 90, passed away Dec. 24, 2019. She was born Feb. 25, 1929, in Kaufman to the home of Claude Amos and Maude Lawana McCarty.
She married Jack Blaylock July 13, 1946. She was employed by Sears for approximately 17 years, as well as working at a couple of sewing factories.
Claudia was a member of Liberty Baptist Church in Mabank and enjoyed reading her Bible, listening to Christian music and eating good chocolate. She played the guitar and fiddle and sang and wrote Christian songs.
Her hobbies included gardening, sewing, quilting and making ceramics and craft items. She loved her coffee, cold root beer and spending time outdoors. Claudia lived through a lot of hard times but made the best of life.
Claudia was preceded in death by her parents, husband Jack Blaylock, daughters Claudine Schelmer and Trish Hickson, an infant son Tony Blaylock, granddaughter Jackie Blaylock and all seven of her brothers.
She is survived by children Larry Blaylock, Maryland Bolin and husband Bobby and Rhonda Vanover, grandchildren Terri Martin, Denny Hickson, Johnny Brunson, Keith Brunson, Shelly Page, Karri Wesley, Bobby Bolin, II, Mindy Markwood, Lane, Nathan and Kristy Bolin, great-grandchildren Austin, Ashley, Christian, Knoxx, Khane, Haylee, Krista, Cory, Sean, Ethan, Ava, Layla, Kallie, Alexander, Trevor, Jewelie, Skyler, Matthew, Jessica, Brandon and one on the way Bethany Vivian, great-great-grandchildren Elaina, Tommy, Braden, Adrian, Jaclynn, Jayce, Brayden and Aubrey.
Funeral services were held Dec. 28, 2019, at Liberty Baptist Church in Gun Barrel City. Reverend Joe Mendez officiated for the Blaylock family. Interment followed at Roselawn Cemetery in Seagoville.
Arrangements were made at the direction of Moorhead~Epps Funeral Home in Gun Barrel City. To leave an online condolence visit moorheadepps.com.