Blaine Blakley

of Charlotte, AR

November 19, 2000 - August 6, 2022

Blaine Blakley entered Heaven Saturday, August 6, 2022 at UAMS in Little Rock, at 21 years of age after a hard and graceful fight with cancer.

Blaine was born November 19, 2000 during deer season and four days before Thanksgiving in Batesville to Ron Blakley and Mendy Craft.

He was a calf roper, team roper, hunter and fisherman. Blaine enjoyed working at Bad Boy Mowers and was a graduate of BHS 2019.

Survivors include his parents, Mendy and Nathan Craft and Ron and Karen Blakley; two sisters, Brianna Blakley and Aspyn Craft; step-sister, Riley Lawson; step-brother, Hunter Lawson; maternal grandparents, Terry and Kay Jarrett of Charlotte; paternal grandparents, Larry Blakley of Batesville and Diane and Duane Meador of Batesville; step-grandparents, Bea Jackson of Forrest City and Ken and Karen Craft of Batesville and several aunts, uncles, nieces, cousins and friends.

Pallbearers are Jake Penn, Clay Shaw, Sam Vanemburg, Sam Mack, Kyler Epperson and Zach Griffin. Honorary pallbearers are Seth Salter, Bryce Brokaw, Parker McMahan, John Todd Stalker, Caleb Blakley, Justin Lewallen, Luke Blakley, Matthew Blakley, Heath Bishop, Brayden Perkey, Brody Medlock, Brady Greenfield, Jaron Landcaster, Hayden Childers and Grayson Melton.

Funeral service will begin at 11:00 am on Saturday, August 13, 2022 at West Baptist Church with Brother Cory Majors officiating. Burial will follow at Weaver Cemetery in Charlotte under the direction of Roller-Crouch Funeral Home.

Visitation will be held from 9:00 am until service begins on Saturday at the church.

Special thank you to our community, surrounding communities, churches, Rodeo Association, family and friends and Bad Boy Mowers who prayed continuously and supported us with numerous blessings to count during this time. It will never be forgotten or took for granted. Also, we want to thank Blaine's oncology team at UAMS, Dr. Muthu Veeraputhiran, his staff and partners and the oncology nurses at UAMS on halls E, H and F, for your loving care and spiritual support through his treatments.

Don't be afraid, for I am with you. Don't be discouraged, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you. I will hold you up with my victorious right hand. Isaiah 41:10

Memorials can be made in his honor to Leukemia and Lymphoma Society,

Service Information
West Baptist Church
1100 N. Central Avenue
Batesville,  AR 72501
8/13/2022 at 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Funeral Service
West Baptist Church
1100 N. Central Avenue
Batesville,  AR 72501
8/13/2022 at 11:00 am

Weaver Cemetery
Mt. Hermon Road
Charlotte, AR 72522

Memorial Contributions
Leukemia and Lymphoma Society


Obituary Provided By:
Roller-Crouch Funeral Home
510 College Avenue
Batesville, AR  72501