Mrs. Carolyn White Blackwell, 87, went to her Heavenly Home on June 26, 2021. Funeral services will be held Monday June 28, 2021 at 3pm at the Union United Methodist Church. Rev. Paige Wheeler and Rev. Charlie Short will officiate. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service in the church and at other times at the residence, 30313 Highway 1, Bethune, S.C.
Mrs. Blackwell was born in Chesterfield a daughter of the late Forrest and Eva Gardner White. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She was a longtime member of Union United Methodist Church where she faithfully served and held various positions during that time. She was a member of the Lori McCoy Sunday School Class and sang in the choir for over 50 years.
She loved being outdoors and enjoyed gardening. Sewing and reading were two of her favorite hobbies, but the greatest joys of her life were her family.
She is survived by her son, Jim (Debbie) Blackwell, Bethune; two daughters, Jo (Terry) Robinson, North Augusta and Kathy Blackwell, North Augusta; five grandchildren, Ashlee (Ron) Duren, Aiken, SC, Jason (Kathrina) Griggs, Greenville, SC, Caroline (Victor) Copeland, Athens, GA, Zachary (Mary) Campbell, Grovetown, GA and Hope Blackwell, Bethune; Fourteen Great Grandchildren.
She joins the love of her life, James Chesley Blackwell, Sr. in Heaven after 69 years of marriage. She was also preceded in death by her four brothers, Baxter, Gerald, Jack and Glenn White and her sister, Sara Rice.
The family would like to send a special thank you to the staff of Agape Care for the excellent care they provided our mother. Also, her personal caretakers, Jerri King, Jesse Sowell, Tiffany Morrell, Lucinda Stokes and Courtney Gainey for their love and their care. They kept her comfortable and made her smile.
Memorials may be made to the Union United Methodist Church, the American Cancer society, or a charity of your choice.
Norton Funeral Home is honored to serve the Blackwell family.