Mrs. Martha Cole Blackwell passed away peacefully on Tuesday, September 20th, 2011 at Annie Penn Memorial Hospital, Reidsville, NC.
Funeral Services will be 2:00 P.M. Saturday, September 24th., 2011 at McLaurin Funeral Home Memorial Chapel, Reidsville, NC. Visitation will take place 1:30 p.m.-2:00 p.m. prior to the service.
Martha was born July 26th., 1919 to the late Dixon and Ada Keesee Cole. A native of Rockingham County, NC, Martha was well known and loved by many. She was the epitome of selflessness, love and kindness.
She was preceded in death by James E. Blackwell (husband), John W. Blackwell (son) and Cynthia L. Reid (granddaughter).
Those left to cherish her memory are: son; Herman L. Blackwell (wife) Geraldine, daughters; Lorene Blackwell and Carrie M. Reid (David),In addition, she is survived by 13 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, and 3 great-great grandchildren, as well as a host of other relatives and friends.
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