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Betty Goforth Blackwell
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Birth: Aug. 1, 1928
Cherokee County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Apr. 20, 2013
Union County
South Carolina, USA

Betty (Goforth) Blackwell, age 84, widow of Grady Blackwell of Jonesville, went home to be with her Lord, Saturday, April 20, 2013.

Mrs. Blackwell was born in Gaffney, August 1, 1928, a daughter of the late William Wyatt Goforth, Sr. and Ollie Mae (Gossett) Goforth.

Retired from textiles, she was a member of Gilead Baptist Church.

Surviving are a son, Lynn Blackwell and wife Kim of Jonesville; two grandchildren, Peyton Blackwell and Taylor Blackwell both of Jonesville; a brother, Frank Hill Goforth of Boiling Springs; and several nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Blackwell was predeceased by three sisters, Mildred Goforth, Emily Goforth and Mary Martin; and five brothers, Aleck Goforth, Donald Goforth, Harry Goforth, Carlisle Goforth and William W. Goforth, Jr.

Funeral services were held 2:00 PM Monday, April 22, 2013, at Gilead Baptist Church conducted by Rev. Eddie Saxon and Rev. Ralph Brown. Burial was in the church cemetery.

Active pallbearers were Tim Henderson, Eric Williams, Mark Blackwell, Lynn Parker, Terry McNeace and Wyatt Mullinax.

Visitation was held prior to the services at the church from 1:00 until 2:00 PM Monday.

Memorials could be made to Gilead Baptist Church, P.O. Box 38, Jonesville, SC 29353.

S.R. Holcombe Funeral Home

Published in Spartanburg Herald-Journal from April 22 to April 23, 2013
Family links: 
  William Wyatt Goforth (1887 - 1965)
  Ollie Mae Gossett Goforth (1897 - 1954)
  Grady P Blackwell (1923 - 2011)
  Harry B. Goforth (____ - 1972)*
  Mary Goforth Martin (____ - 1987)*
  Donald Holley Goforth (1916 - 1942)*
  Carlisle C. Goforth (1920 - 1953)*
  William Wyatt Goforth (1924 - 2013)*
  Betty Goforth Blackwell (1928 - 2013)
*Calculated relationship
Gilead Baptist Church Cemetery
Union County
South Carolina, USA
Created by: Patricia
Record added: Apr 23, 2013
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Betty <i>Goforth</i> Blackwell
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