BENNETTSVILLE, S.C. - Services for Mr. Harry Wilson Blackmon Sr., 88, will be held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Sunset Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Whitner-Evans Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the Hospice of Marlboro County, P.O. Box 474, Bennettsville, SC 29512 Mr. Blackmon died Friday. Born in Orangeburg County, he was a son of the late Andrew and Carrie Ruple Blackmon. He was a Master Sergeant in the U.S. Army serving in North Africa and Italy World War II. He was employed with Emerson Electric, retiring in 1982. He was a member of the first United Methodist Church. He was married to the late Kate McCants Blackmon. He was preceded in death by a grandson, Herbert B. Womble Jr. Surviving are a son, Dr. Harry Blackmon Jr. of Bennettsville; daughters, Mrs. Gail R. Womble of North Augusta and Mrs. Carol Anne Reardon of Columbia; a sister, Mrs. Carrie Blackmon Ives of Jackson, Fla.; grandchildren, Jean Marie Blackmon, David Wilson Blackmon, and Vicki Womble Strickland; one great grandson, Jacob Alex Strickland. Whitner-Evans Funeral Home.
The Augusta Chronicle August 24, 2002