Paye Blawou

June 6, 1989 — June 23, 2020

Paye Blawou

Paye Blawou passed away on June 23, 2020.

Services were held on Saturday July 11, 2020 at 11:00 AM at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints on Evergreen Ave.

Paye "Jeff" Blawou was born on June 6, 1989 to Washington and Annie (Crayeah) Blawou, in Liberia, West Africa.  The family relocated to the United States and settled in Detroit, MI to start a new life.  They would later move to Des Moines, IA where Paye spent most of his adolescent years and graduated from Valley High School. 

Paye went on to continue his education at  Des Moines Area Community College and Vatterot College where he studied business, and  UTI College in Phoenix, AZ, where he studied automobile mechanics and being an electrician. After finishing school he worked as a self employed mechanic. Paye life time dream was to open up his own mechanic shop and provide top notch service to his customers. 

 

During his free time Paye loved spending time with his family,    having a good time no matter what he was doing.  He primarily  enjoyed fishing, riding bikes and cooking.  He also enjoyed listening to music specifically songs by his favorite artist, Tupac. 

Paye passed away on June 23, 2020.  He was preceded in death by his father, Washington Blawou..

Left to cherish Paye’s memory is his fiancé, LaToyia Patton; children, Lobrian Blawou, Justin Blawou, Jeremiah Blawou, Lapaye’ia Blawou and one son on the way; bonus children, Lacy’ia Martin, Lataly’ia Dennis and Quin’ziyah Dennis; mother, Annie Blawou; siblings, Jeff Cooper, Dornynnah Blawou, Docontee Blawou, Sam J. Glaweah and Leo Blawou and a host of other relatives and friends. 

 

 

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Past Services

Visitation

Saturday, July 11, 2020

10:00 - 11:00am

Henderson's Highland Park Funeral Home

3500 6th Ave, Des Moines, IA 50313

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Funeral Service

Saturday, July 11, 2020

Starts at 11:00am

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

3301 Ashworth Rd, West Des Moines, IA 50265

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Graveside Service

Saturday, July 11, 2020

Starts at 2:00pm

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

2101 Evergreen Ave, Des Moines, IA 50320

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