Lemuel Grover Blalock (AUGUSTA, Ga.)


AUGUSTA, Ga. - Mr. Lemuel Grover Blalock of Augusta, Georgia passed away Thursday, October 21, 2010. Mr. Blalock retired from DuPont with more than 35 years of service. He was a dedicated family man who cherished spending time with his family. He loved gardening and was never known to speak an unkind word to anyone or about anyone. Lemuel was "one of a kind", he was one of the first male volunteers at University Hospital on the Volunteer Board. Mr. Blalock is survived by his wife, Juanette Jones Blalock; three daughters and son-in-law, Janet Blalock, Evelyn Blalock, Anita and Danny Averette; five precious grandchildren, Rachel, James, John, Daniel and Denver; and two sisters, Ruth Curry and Mildred Gunter. The family will receive friends Sunday evening from 6 until 8 PM at the funeral home. Funeral Services will be held 2 PM, Monday, October 25, 2010 in the Lumpkin Road Chapel of Elliott Sons Funeral Home with Pastors Richard Gasser and Leslie Pullen officiating. Interment will follow at Bellevue Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, P. O. Box 15923, Augusta, GA 30919 or Lynndale Community Center, 1490 Eisenhower Drive, Augusta, Georgia 30904. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle-October 23, 2010