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Nella Mae Durham Blackburn

August 20, 1929 July 8, 2019
Nella Mae Durham Blackburn
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Obituary for Nella Mae Durham Blackburn

Mrs. Nella Mae Durham Blackburn, age 89 of Roaring River passed away Monday, July 8, 2019 at her home.

Funeral services will be held 1:00 PM Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at Macedonia Baptist Church with Rev. Mike Smith officiating. Burial will be in Durham Family Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 11:30 until 12:30 prior to the service at the church.

Mrs. Blackburn was born August 20, 1929 in Wilkes County to Erastus Jones and Dossie Clementine Wiles Durham.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband; Jesse Eli Blackburn, one sister; Evelyn Durham Welborn and one brother; William Cody Durham.

She is survived by seven sisters; Darlene Durham Grit of Roaring River, Susie Durham Hawkins of North Wilkesboro, Violet Durham Jolly of Winston-Salem, Perdetha Durham Transou of Gaffney, SC, Betty Jo Lovell of Princeton, WV, Mary Ann Casey of Bolvia, and Patsy Ingram of Raleigh and two brothers; E.J. Durham and wife Patricia of North Wilkesboro and Hayden Durham and wife Linda Sue of Roaring River and numerous nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Durham Family Cemetery, c/o Anita Tharpe, 2580 Greenhorn Road, Roaring River, NC 28669.

Online condolences may be made at www.reinssturdivant.com.


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Visitation

Wednesday

10

Jul

11:30 AM 7/10/2019 11:30:00 AM - 12:30 PM 7/10/2019 12:30:00 PM
Macedonia Baptist Church

1120 Austin Little Mountain Road
Ronda, NC 28670

Macedonia Baptist Church
1120 Austin Little Mountain Road Ronda 28670 NC
United States

Service

Wednesday

10

Jul

1:00 PM 7/10/2019 1:00:00 PM
Macedonia Baptist Church

1120 Austin Little Mountain Road
Ronda, NC 28670

Macedonia Baptist Church
1120 Austin Little Mountain Road Ronda 28670 NC
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Durham Family Cemetery Final Resting Place

New Light Ch Road
Roaring River, NC 28669

New Light Ch Road Roaring River 28669 NC
United States

Memorial Contribution

Durham Family Cemetery, c/o Anita Tharpe

2580 Greenhorn Road
Roaring River, NC 28669
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