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Petrina Blake

Petrina L. "Trina" Blake, 38, of Saybrook, formerly of Pekin, died at 2:23 p.m. Wednesday, (Jan. 9, 2019) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana, surrounded by her loving family.

Trina was born on July 13, 1980 in Pekin, a daughter of Pedro Garcia and Kathleen Cornwell. She married Marshall Blake on Nov. 13, 2001 in Clinton.

Surviving is her loving husband of 17 years, Marshall Blake of Pekin; her children, Travis Blake of Clinton, Jonathon Blake of North Carolina; Emily Blake of Saybrook; Victoria Blake of Bloomington; Vanessa Blake of Saybrook and Alexander Blake of Saybrook; her mother, Kathleen Cornwell of Pekin; and her sister, Patricia (Dustin) Cornwell of Gibson City.

Trina's funeral will be 11 a.m. Saturday at the Gibson City Pentecostal Church with Pastor John Koonce officiating. Visitation will be from 9:30 to 11 a.m. prior to services at the church. Casual dress is encouraged.

Burial will be in Drummer Township Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the family.

Trina was a Gibson City Melvin-Sibley School bus driver since November 2006. She was loved and respected by all of her colleagues. She enjoyed her family and friends and was a great cook.

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