Jeriel Blaylock passed away at Hylond Healthcare in Modesto, CA after a long illness. While in the Navy he served aboard the USS Kitty Hawk in Vietnam from 1965-1969. After his discharge, Jeriel spent the next 25 years working for Stover Masonry and Emerald Construction Inc. until he was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis. He was preceded in death by his parents Greer and Gladys Blaylock, brothers Darrel Eugene and James Blaylock, his grandparents Hugh and Margaret Howard, Frank and Rose Blaylock, stepmother Irene Blaylock and stepsister Melva Hillas. Jeriel leaves behind his sisters; Margaret Parker of Hughson CA, Sharon (Richard) Mitchell of Decatur AR, Mary Cooper of Alexandria, VA, his sister in law Janie Blaylock of Fayetteville, AR, stepsisters Carleta (Jack) Ballantyne of Modesto CA, Karen (Don) Moss of LaGrange CA, stepbrother Bob (Mary) Moore of Denair CA. He leaves behind his best friend since second grade Bob Stover of Keyes CA, Jane Stover of Modesto CA and his Aunt Audrey Blaylock of Bakersfield, CA. Jeriel leaves behind many nieces, nephews and cousins. A special thank you to Community Hospice and Hylond Healthcare for your kindness and support.
In Lieu of flowers please make a donation in Jeriel’s name to Community Hospice; 2431 W. March Lane, Suite 100, Stockton, CA 95207.
A graveside service will be held June 29, 2016 at 11:00 AM at San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery in Santa Nella, CA.
Please leave your condolences at www.allenmortuary.com