On June 5, 2005 ETHEL (nee Melcher) BLAKESLEE beloved wife of the late Kenneth W. Blakeslee; devoted mother of Katherine M. Blakeslee, Sara Busch, Kenneth W. Blakeslee Jr., and Cindy B. Blakeslee; dear grandmother of Elizabeth Ives Powell, Sarah E. Piepmeier and Nathanial B. Ives; dear sister-in-law of Ruth B. Shaw and her husband Mort. Memorial service will be held Thursday 1 P.M. at Roland Park Place, 830 W. 40th St. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to National Parkinson's Disease Foundation, PO Box 96268 Washington, D.C. 20090-6268. Arrangements by family owned Mitchell-Wiedefeld Funeral Home, Inc. REVEREND DR. MATTHEW G. SR., Assistant Pastor of Central Baptist Church. He is Survived by Son, Matthew Jr., 2 daughters, Karen Braxton- Woods and Cynthia B. George, Brother Daniel and Sister Odessa Morgan both of VA. and a host of other family and friends. Friends may call the WYLIE FUNERAL HOME P.A. of BALTIMORE COUNTY, 9200 Liberty Road Wednesday from 6-8 P.M. Rev. Dr. Braxton will lie in state at 4 P.M. Thursday at the Central Baptist Church 2035 W. Baltimore Street with a praise and worship service to begin at 7 P.M. Family will receive friends at the Church on Friday at 10:00 A.M. with Funeral at 11:00 A.M. Entombment Following. Inquiries @ www.wyliefuneralhome.com or 410-655-9200.