Originally created 02/21/00

Mr. William Blackmon



MCCORMICK, S.C. -- Mr. William L. "Jack" Blackmon, 82, died Saturday, Feb. 19, 2000, at Forest View Manor.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Blyth Funeral Home, Greenwood, with the Rev. Dennis Lynn officiating. Burial will be in Troy Cemetery, Troy.

Mr. Blackmon, a native of Lancaster County, had retired as a textile worker from Milliken Mills. He was a member of Stonewall Masonic Lodge 124, American Legion Post 19, Palmetto Camp 60, Woodman of World. He was a member of First Baptist Church, McCormick.

Survivors include a son, Charles H. Blackmon Sr., Greenwood; three daughters, Dorothy Winn, Plum Branch, Gladys Butler, Callison, and Jackie Pruitt, Greenwood; two sisters, Jessie Lee Truesdale, Kershaw, and Annie Ashford, Winnsboro; and seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Hospice Care of the Piedmont, 408 W. Alexander Ave., Greenwood, SC 29646.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today at Blyth Funeral Home.

The Augusta Chronicle Feb. 21, 2000