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Jake Glenn Blackwell

December 30, 1924 ~ April 21, 2018 (age 93)

Obituary

Jake Glenn Blackwell, was born December 30th, 1924, in Davie County, son of the late Len and Mary Bet Lyons Blackwell. He attended Davie County Schools, and was a truck driver for Taylor Brothers Tobacco Company for 32 years. He also worked at Graverly Tractor Company as a machine operator for twenty years. He was added to Redland Church of Christ. On March 16, 1948, he was united in marriage to Margaret Neely. This union was blessed with six children. Jake loved to garden, farm, and cut wood. I In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret N. Blackwell; one daughter, Christine Blackwell; two brothers, Phillip Blackwell and Oscar Blackwell; two sisters, Ruby Frost and Magalene Frost; one granddaughter, Lana Jean Collins. On Saturday, April 21st, 2018, he died suddenly at his residence in Smith Grove community. Survivors include one son, Kenneth Glenn (Nedra) Blackwell; four daughters, Sammie Mae Clement, Willie (Donald) Simmons; Stella Blackwell, and Alice (Marcus) Green; two brothers, Wilbur Blackwell and David (Libby) Blackwell; two sisters, Della Clement and Norma Blackwell; eleven grandchildren; several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; a special friend of the family, Annetta (David) Dalton; special cousins, William (Bill) Brock, and Ruth Harper; other relatives and friends. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Jake Glenn Blackwell please visit our Sympathy Store.

Cemetery Details

Redland Church of Christ

NC,

Visitation

APR 27. 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (EDT)

Redland Church of Christ

4302 Hwy. 158

Advance, NC

Service

APR 27. 1:00 PM (EDT)

Redland Church of Christ

4302 Hwy. 158

Advance, NC

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