Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
September 27, 2012 12:59 pm EDT


MOUNT VERNON — Blake R. Highman, 7 months, passed away Sunday, Sept. 23, 2012, as a result of injuries he sustained in an automobile accident. He was born Feb. 22, 2012, here in Mount Vernon.

Blake is survived by his brother, Gavin Lain Highman; his father, Charles Highman; maternal grandmother, Linda Dillon; paternal grandfather, Raymond (Lisa) Highman; paternal grandmother, Martha Gardner; great-grandparents, Carolyn Sue (Steve) Riter; aunts and uncles, Jennifer Dillon-Messinger; Nicole (Stephen) Pearce and Michael (Lindsey) Cairns; a special great-aunt and uncle, Anna and Stuart Bogden; along with many extended family members.

Blake was preceded in death by his mother, R. Katherine “Kat” Dillon; and his grandfather, Ronald Dillon.

Friends may call Friday, Sept. 28, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Dilley-Lasater Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, where funeral services will be held Saturday at 9 a.m. with Pastor Tim Parker officiating. Graveside funeral services to be held Saturday at 11:30 a.m. in Green Lawn Cemetery in Columbus.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to any branch of First-Knox National Bank for Katherine’s son, Gavin Lain Highman.

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