|Birth: ||Apr. 5, 1916|
|Death: ||Dec. 26, 2009|
Annie Laurie Watkins Blackard, 93, of 2601 Old Milburnie Road, died Wednesday, December 23, 2009 at her home. Annie Laurie was born in Wake County on April 5, 1916 to the late James Lonnie Watkins and Annie Keith Watkins. She graduated from Knightdale High School in 1933. At age 20 she married George Tharp Blackard, and together they raised a family and farmed.
Daughters: Betty B. Averette and husband, John Alexander Averette of Raleigh; Kay B. Schrum and husband, David Schrum of Raleigh
Grandchildren: Jilly Talley, Stephen Averette, Mark Averette, Anna S. Gore and Molly S. Ditzler
Great-Grandchildren: Landon, Philip, Sara, Grayson, Seth, Camden and Will
Sister: Ella W. Upchurch of Raleigh
In addition to her parents, Annie Laurie was preceded in death by her husband, George Tharp Blackard, August 29, 1985; her brothers, Walter, Robert, Levi, Edward, Delphious, Donnie, and Dolan; and her sister, Roberta W. Watkins.
L. Harold Poole Funeral Service, December 2009.
James Lonnie Watkins (1872 - 1946)
Annie Muriel Keith Watkins (1882 - 1961)
George Tharp Blackard (1907 - 1985)
Knightdale United Methodist Church Cemetery
North Carolina, USA
Created by: Alma Smith
Record added: May 19, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 90378377