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James Webre Blackwood
Birth: Aug. 4, 1919
Death: Feb. 3, 2002

Last surviving member of the legendary gospel group the Blackwood Brothers Quartet and one of the giants of Southern gospel music. The quartet recorded more than 200 albums, toured the world and helped form the Gospel Music Association. They won 8 Grammies from 1966-1982. James is in the Gospel Music Hall of Fame as an individual and also as part of the Blackwood Quartet. (bio by: Ron Moody) 
 
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 Parents:
  William Emmett Blackwood (1877 - 1951)
  Carrie Savala Pruitt Blackwood (1875 - 1963)
 
 Siblings:
  Roy E. Blackwood (1900 - 1971)*
  Lena Blackwood Cain (1903 - 1990)**
  Doyle J Blackwood (1911 - 1974)*
  James Webre Blackwood (1919 - 2002)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling

Cause of death: Stroke
 
Burial:
Forest Hill Cemetery East
Memphis
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 35.19125, -89.83256
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Ron Moody
Record added: Jun 18, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6521424
James Webre Blackwood
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