- 102 years old
- Date of birth: Aug 12, 1912
- Date of passing: Oct 6, 2014
|Let the memory of Bessie be with us forever|
Bessie Daniel Blackwell, 102, the wife of the late Chestley H. Blackwell passed away Monday, October 6th, 2014 at Toney Rest Home.
A native of Granville County, the daughter of the late Johnnie Rogers Daniel and Dora Lee Blackwell Daniel. She was one of the oldest members of Mt. Creek Baptist Church. She was a homemaker and also helped her husband for years in their county store.
Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, October 9th, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. at Mt. Creek Baptist Church by Rev. Johnnie Richards and Rev. Lemar Wheeler. Burial will be in Mt. Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.
Surviving are a daughter, Faye Blackwell Frazier (Henry) of Durham County, two sons; Wayne G. Blackwell (Lil) of Oxford and Randolph K. Blackwell of Virgilina, Va., her twin sister, Essie D. Hamm of Oxford, three grandsons; Donald, Ronald and Aaron Blackwell, four great-grandchildren and one great- great granddaughter. She was preceded in death by her sisters; Callie Daniel, Minnie Frazier and Emma Daniel and her brothers; Bennie, Roy and James Daniel, and two grandsons; Paul and Clifton Blackwell.
Flowers are accepted or memorials can be made to Mt. Creek Baptist Church, % of Gilbert Wilson, 1716 Sam Blackwell Rd., Oxford, N.C. 27565.
Visitation will be held Wednesday night October 8th, 2014 from 6:00 – 8:00 P.M. at Eakes Funeral Home in Oxford.
The family would like to thank the staff of Toney’s Rest Home for the excellent care and love they gave her.
"Faye, your mom's struggle is now over and she resides in her heavenly home free of all pain and sickness. I found out about her passing Saturday and I know without a doubt she could not have had a more loyal daughter than you were all these years. Praying for peace and comfort for you now and days to come. Much love, Sonja"
"Fay, Wayne, Randy and family, Please accept my sincere sympathies for the loss of Miss Bessie, I know she is resting in peace in God's loving arms. She will always be a part of my childhood memories. Love, Dale West Blair"
"I remember Ms. Bessie as a child growing up in the Mt. Creek community, and visiting the store where she helped her husband. She was a fine lady."
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