Alice Carol Blake
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March 5, 1930 ~ January 5, 2018

Alice Carol Blake passed away on January 5, 2018. She was 87 years old. 

Alice was born to her parents Dorothy and Albert Anderson on March 5, 1930 in Lincoln, Nebraska. She has been a Clark County resident since 1935, and graduated from Washougal High School. Alice was very involved in the community and in her church. She was a founder and artist at Artist Gallery #21, a deacon at St. John's Presbyterian Church, a Boy Scout leader, and a volunteer with the Camas school district. She also was a member of the League of Republican Women, served on the Clark County Election Board and the Camas/Washougal Parks Board. Alice enjoyed playing Bridge and traveled extensively in her 60s and 70s. 

Survivors include her two daughters: Glenda (Thomas) Thoroman of Camas, Sherrie (Allen) Thomas of Vancouver; her three sons: Richard Blake of Washougal, Chris Blake of Vancouver, and John (Jamie) Blake of Woodland; 13 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandson; three brothers: Alan, Virgil and Tom, and her sister, Lynette. 

Alice was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Glenn, a granddaughter, and three sisters.

 A family graveside service at the Camas Cemetery will take place at 1:00pm, followed by a celebration of life service at St. John's Presbyterian Church, Tuesday, January 16 2018 at 2:00. Arrangements have been entrusted to Brown's Funeral Home. To sign the online guestbook, please visit

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Published in The Columbian on Jan. 12, 2018.
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January 13, 2018
A life well lived. Such a great family she created. My deepest sympathies for those left behind.
Mary Shepard
January 13, 2018
Sherrie, Keeping you and your family in thought and prayer as you reflect on your Mother's life. May she rest in peace.
Linda Peters
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