2009-03-05 / Obituaries


Christine Allday Blackwell, 82, of Clarke County died Feb. 28, 2009 at Jackson Medical Center.

She was born Aug. 18, 1926. She worked at Vanity Fair in Jackson for many years as a quality controller over the knitting machines.

Survivors include two sons, Lawrence (Brenda) Blackwell Jr., Charles Blackwell, both of Rockville; one daughter, Sarah Blackwell Roberts, Rockville; three sisters, Geralene "Jerri" (Jack) Jarman, Fulton, Jo Ann (Clyde) Dolbear, Jackson, Alice Marie Lange, Phoenix, Ariz.; 10 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Broox L. Blackwell Sr.

The service was March 3 at 11 a.m. at Rockville Baptist Church. Burial was in the Rockville Baptist Church Cemetery with Bro. Mark Dunn officiating. St. Stephens Funeral Home directed.

Active pallbearers were Timmy Roberts, Chuck Roberts, Brian Roberts, Charlie Blackwell, Ashley Harrell and Billy Jo Williams.

Honorary pallbearers were Ladies of WMU, Rockville Baptist Church.


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