Mr. Willie ‘BoBo’ Blaine of Irvington, New Jersey and formerly of Marianna, Florida was born to the late Golden and Irene Blaine on April 22, 1945 in Jackson County, Florida. He entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, November 7th at home in New Jersey. He was 72 years old.
He was of the Methodist faith and a former member of Magnolia A.M.E. Church. He served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War and retired as a driver from the New Jersey Transit System.
Precious memories will forever remain with one son, Reggie Blaine of Irvington, New Jersey; one daughter, Nikki Nicole Nash of Stafford, Virginia; one sister, Deloris Yitti Williams of Marianna, Florida; two nieces, Sharon McMillion and husband Bishop John and Arlisa Bryant Walker and husband Norman of Jacksonville, Florida; one nephew, Milton Chucky Bryant of Warren, Ohio; two great nieces, one great nephew and one great-great niece; and a host of cousins and other family and friends.
A Wake Service will be held on Thursday, November 16th from 4:30-6:30 at Magnolia African Methodist Episcopal Church with Dr. Sharon McMillion presiding. Committal Services will be held graveside on Friday, November 17th at 12 noon at Magnolia African Methodist Episcopal Church Cemetery with Bishop John McMillion officiating. Interment will follow with arrangements entrusted to the Caring Staff at Peoples Funeral Home of Marianna.