Mother of daughter Reida Grzeczka (Joe); sons, Steve Blackmon (Sally) and Danny Blackmon (Jakki). Granny Mildred to grandchildren Joey Hancock, Tammy Harris (Craig), Shannon Hancock, Stacey McCay (Rodney), Scott Blackmon (Nicole), Boone Blackmon and Melissa Bolzle (Morgan). Great-grandmother to Haley, Blake, Brent and Hannah Harris, Valerie and Emily McCay, Savannah and Jessie Blackmon, Jennier Hancock, Jessica Thompson (Gary), Jordan Hancock, Colby and Macie Hancock, Buddy and Charlise Blackmon and Ava Bolzle. Great-great-grandmother to Parker and Brodie Thompson, Sophie Hancock and Corbin Beatty. Sister to Margie Arnett.
Preceded in death by parents, Grady and Alice Thomas; brothers, Herman and Ealon Thomas; sister, Lillian Blackmon; baby sister, Betty Olean Thomas; also the father of her children, J.T. Blackmon.
Born and raised at Partridge Crossroads. Member of Union Baptist Church.
Funeral service at New Horizon Memorial Funeral Home, today, Friday, Aug. 2, 2013, at 7 p.m. Visitation will be one hour prior to service. Graveside service at 11 a.m. Saturday in New Horizon Memorial Gardens.
New Horizon Memorial Funeral Home, Dora; 205-648-2323