Services for John Blakney will be held Saturday, May 17, 2014, at 2 p.m., at New Independent Life Baptist Church with the Rev. Paul Clayton officiating. Burial will be in DeSoto Cemetery with Berry and Gardner Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Blakney, 77, of Meridian, died Monday, May 12, 2014, at Anderson Regional Medical Center.
Visitation will be held Saturday, May 17, 2014, from 1 p.m.-2 p.m., at the church.