Carla J. (Yates) Blocker

November 12, 1964 ~ April 4, 2021 (age 56)


Carla J (Yates) Blocker, 56 of Mt. Vernon passed away at her home on April 4, 2021. Carla was born in Fort Knox, Kentucky on November 12, 1964. She was raised in Flatwoods, Kentucky before moving to Mt. Vernon. Carla enjoyed getting out and fishing with her family. She was a homemaker and loved feeding and watching the many birds around her house. Carla also enjoyed taking time to pamper herself by doing her nails.

She is survived by her husband, Randy Blocker, who she spent 37 years with. She is also survived by her son, Cody (Desiree) Blocker; daughter, Ashley Blocker; grandchildren, Addie & Swayzie Blocker; brothers, Billy Ray (Nelly) Yates and Christopher Yates and sister, Missy (Oscar) Sapp.

A memorial service will be held for Carla at a later date. Once a date and time has been confirmed, it will be published in advance for friends and family. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be left to the funeral home to help offset funeral expense. Stendeback Family Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon, IN is overseeing the arrangements. Online condolences may be left at

A public visitation will be held from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm on Thursday, April 22, 2021 at the Stendeback Family Funeral Home/Denning Family Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon. Due to the national health crisis, mask are advised and social distancing should be observed.  

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Carla J. (Yates) Blocker, please visit our floral store.


April 22, 2021

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Stendeback Funeral Home
200 S. Walnut St.
Carmi, IL 62821

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