Johnny Wesley Blaylock, 72, agricultural mechanic, of Yazoo City, died March 5, 2017 at Oasis Health and Rehab in Yazoo City with his family by his side.

He was born April 15, 1944 in Springfield, Georgia, the son of Lester Blaylock and O'nella Roberts Blaylock. Johnny was an agricultural mechanic and a Southern Baptist.

He was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his children, Grady Eugene (Tammy) Blaylock of Bentonia, Ann "Wendy" (Jerry) Platt of Yazoo City, Tim Blaylock of Bentonia, Rna (Jason) Brackin of Dalton City, Illinois, and Mimi B. Woods of Cleveland, Mississippi. One sister, Maudie Nelms of Isola, Mississippi and two brothers, Lawrence Blaylock of Yazoo City and Grady Blaylock of Greenville, Mississippi; a very close niece, Elizabeth Bradshaw of Yazoo City; 16 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren; a host of nieces and nephews.

Visiting hours are 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Friday, March 10, 2017 at Mortimer Funeral Home in Belzoni, Mississippi.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 11, 2017 at Mortimer Funeral Home in Belzoni. Reverend Matt Clark will officiate.

Graveside services will follow at Gooden Lake Baptist Church Cemetery.