|Birth: ||Jul. 22, 1919|
|Death: ||Jan. 20, 2006|
Obituary for Retha Mae Carr Blalock
Retha Mae Carr Blalock, 86, of Piney Flats, Tennessee, died Wednesday, January 25, 2006, at NHC Healthcare of Johnson City. She was born in Bluff City, Tennessee, a daughter of the late Noah F. and Lena Lilly Carr. She was a lifelong resident of Piney Flats, a retired cafeteria worker from the Sullivan County School System, and a member of Edgefield United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry C. Blalock, and a daughter, Polly McKamey.
She is survived by a daughter, Sharon Carrier and her husband, William "Pete", of Piney Flats; a son-in-law, John McKamey of Piney Flats; sisters Ruth Hagaman and her husband Arthur of Bristol, Mollie Morgan of Bristol and Ethel Turner of Elizabethton; a brother, Claude Carr and his wife, Charlotte, of Bristol, Virginia; a special friend, Ruth Jones; several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 o'clock Thursday evening, January 26, 2006, at Oakley-Cook Funeral Home or at any time at the home of Sharon Carrier. The funeral service will be conducted at 1 o'clock Friday afternoon, January 27, 2006, at the graveside in Shell Cemetery in Piney Flats with Pastor Estel Williams and Mike Berry officiating. The family would like to extend a special thanks to the staff at NHC of Johnson City for their special care and love for Mrs. Blalock during her illness.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Edgefield United Methodist Church Memorial Fund, 745 Pickens Bridge Road, Piney Flats, TN 37686. Condolences and memories may be shared with the family by visiting www.oakley-cook.com. Mrs. Blalock and her family are in the care of Oakley-Cook Funeral Home and Crematory, 2223 Volunteer Parkway, Bristol, Tennessee; 423-764-7123.
Harry C Blalock (1918 - 1991)*
Vivian Blalock McKamey (____ - 2001)*
Piney Flats United Methodist Church Cemetery
Created by: Teresa Stevens
Record added: Nov 29, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 101500772