Jerry Blakesley – Afton
Jerry Blakesley, 77, of Afton died Nov. 5, 2013, at Greater Regional Hospice Home in Creston.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 8, at Powers Funeral Home, 612 North Dodge St., Afton. The Rev. Joel Sutton will officiate. Burial will be in Iowa Veterans Cemetery in Van Meter. Military rites will be conducted by Theodore J. Martens Creston VFW Post No. 1797 and John B. Parks Afton VFW Post No. 8882. Open visitation will be 3 to 8 p.m. Thursday with family present 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorials may be given to Greater Regional Hospice Home or Afton First Responders.