Cynthia D. Blakeslee

June 26, 1949 ~ September 21, 2020 (age 71)


Cynthia Diane Blakeslee, age 71, of Hannibal, MO passed away at 5:28 pm Monday, September 21, 2020, at Hannibal Regional Hospital.  

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm Monday, September 28, 2020 at Smith Funeral Home & Chapel. The Rev. Dawn Victoria Mitchell will officiate. Burial will be in the Mt. Olivet Cemetery. 

Visitation celebrating Cynthia's life will be held at 1:00 pm until 2:00 pm Monday September 28, 2020 at the Smith Funeral Home & Chapel. 
Cynthia was born on June 26, 1949, in Hannibal, Missouri the daughter of Charles and Nellie (Black) Blakeslee.
Survivors include her cousins, Bud and Linda Monroe of Hannibal, MO, Mary and Pat  Quigley of Kansas City, MO. and Danny Powell of Hannibal, MO.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her brother, Richard D.  Blakeslee and her cousins, Patty Powell, Bob (Judy) Simms, Fred (Geneva) Simms and Jim (Eathyl) Monroe.

Cynthia graduated from Hannibal High School in 1967 and went on to work for White Star Laundry in Hannibal. 
She was a member of Trinity Episcopal Church and Eastern Star where she served as past Matron, and was also a member of the Meriam Shrine of Quincy.

Cynthia and her brother Richard were the best of friends and took care of each other. Cynthia spent her time reading with mysteries were her favorite. She was an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan and looked forward to game days.

Pallbearers will be St. John's Masonic #28 members. 

Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Episcopal Church or James E. Cary Cancer Center, in care of Smith Funeral Home & Chapel. 

Online condolences may be made to the family and video tribute viewed on Cynthia's memorial page at  

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September 28, 2020

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Smith Funeral Home & Chapel
2619 St. Mary's Ave.
Hannibal, MO 63401

Funeral Service
September 28, 2020

2:00 PM
Smith Funeral Home & Chapel
2619 St. Mary's Ave.
Hannibal, MO 63401


Trinity Episcopal Church
213 N. 4th Street, Hannibal MO 63401
Tel: 1-573-221-0298

James E. Cary Cancer Center
5985 Medical Drive, Hannibal MO 63401
Tel: 1-573-406-5800

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