Francis Ann Hildebrand Blakley
December 3, 1941  -  February 7, 2019

Francis Ann Hildebrand Blakley

Sunset Memorial Funeral Home
6801 E. Business 20
Odessa, TX  79762
Monday, February 11, 2019
6:00 - 8:00 PM
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Sunset Memorial Chapel
6801 E. Business 20
Odessa, TX  79762
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
1:00 PM
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Sunset Memorial Gardens
6801 E. Business 20
Odessa, TX  79762
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Francis Ann (Hildebrand) Blakley passed away on February 7, 2019 on Odessa, Texas.

Francis Ann Hildebrand was born December 3, 1941 in Delhi, Oklahoma to Oma and Dutch Hildebrand.

After graduation she attended cosmetology school in Wichita Falls, TX where she met the love of her life, Herman Blakley.

Francis and Herman moved to Jackson, Michigan where they had their first son, Brent in 1961.

In 1966, they moved to Odessa, TX and their second son, Tony was born.

In 1966 they settled down in that west Texas town and made it home.

Francis worked in cosmetology for a few months then had an opportunity to get an office job and work from home.

Later Francis started a trucking business, Water Tech, Inc, that she managed and worked for until her death.

Francis was the youngest of seven and survived by Roy Hildebrand, Eva Dean Richmond, Roxie Babek, and sons Brent Blakley and Tony Blakley, and numerous in-laws, nieces, and nephews.

Visitation will be on Monday, February 11, 2019 from 6:00-8:00pm at Sunset Memorial Funeral Home.

Funeral service will be held at 1:00pm on Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at Sunset Memorial Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Dr. Jimmy Braswell officiating. Burial will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens.

Reception to follow at Culligan of West Texas, 10018 W. Highway 80, (by the airport) Midland, TX 79706.

Arrangements are under the direction of Sunset Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home. To sign the guestbook, please go to


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  1. Denise Killian Hoffman
    Union Star, MO

    Brent and Tony, may God bless and comfort you always. Love your cousins, Royce and Denise Hoffman

  2. Sylvia
    Odessa, TX

    Tony, didn't have the pleasure of having known your mother, but rest assured from what I've read & heard, she was an amazing ,extra ordinary woman . May the blessings of our Lord Jesus Christ ,love & peace ,be with you now& always, during your loss.
    Sylvia Aguilar

  3. Dean Kloss
    San Antonio, TX

    May you find peace in this time of great sorrow.

  4. Melissa Townsend
    Midland, TX

    Tony, my heart breaks for you and Brent as heaven has gained a very special angel. I had the pleasure of knowing your mother for a few short years and she was indeed a beautiful soul and an absolute delight to be around. I know you have many, many fond memories with her, keep them close in your heart and she will always be with you. My deepest sympathies to you, Brent and your family.

    With much love,

  5. Terri (Hoover) Baker
    Odessa, TX

    You have my deepest sympathy on the passing of your dear sweet Momma. She was a kind, fun, smart, & wonderful lady. May you find comfort in having been blessed with many years with such a woman as your friend, as well as your Mother.
    Fondly yours,
    Terri (Hoover) Baker

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