Lena Stovall Blakeney (1878 October 16-1964 June 19) was an artist who lived and worked in southeastern Oklahoma from 1903
until her death in 1964. Her works excelled in close observations of people and landscapes of southeastern Oklahoma during
its transition from Indian Territory to statehood. The collection consists of drawings, paintings, sketches, watercolors,
and other works by Lena Stovall Blakeney from 1896-circa 1940, as well as personal papers and clippings from 1890-1982.
Besides her visual artistry, Blakeney was a choir director at First Methodist Church in Hugo, Oklahoma and taught voice outside
of the church. Blakeney was a member of the Oklahoma Historical Society and the Joseph Ligon Chapter of the Daughters of the
American Revolution. Even after retiring to the Golden Age Home, Blakeney remained active in her community, writing a weekly
column about Golden Age Home activities for the Paris, Texas newspaper. Blakeney passed away 1964 June 21.
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