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Clara Mae McGaha Blackwell
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Birth: Mar. 20, 1906
Transylvania County
North Carolina, USA
Death: May 16, 1975
Henderson County
North Carolina, USA

The Times News
May 17, 1975

Mrs. E.C. Blackwell
Funeral serviced for Mrs. Clara Mae Blackwell, 69, of 402 Hall St., who died unexpectedly Friday in a Hendersonville hospital, will be held at 4:30 pm Sunday in the Chapel of Jackson Funeral Home. Rev. L.V. Allison will officiate. Burial will be in Mud Creek Baptist Cemetery. Grandsons will be pallbearers.

A native of Transylvania County, she was a daughter of the late Elvert and Elizabeth Moore McGaha and had lived in Henderson County since 1941. She was a member of Little River Baptist Church.

Mrs. Blackwell is survived by her husband, E.C. Blackwell; two sons: Boyce and Troy Blackwell of Hendersonville; four daughters: Bernice Pace and Sue Cox of Hendersonville, Faye Fish of Kannapolis and Mari Gosnell of Zirconia; a brother, Sylvester McGaha of Saluda; two sisters: Mildred Gray of Hendersonville and Florie Jones of Marietta SC; 25 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 pm Saturday at Jackson Funeral Home and at other times will be in the home of Troy Blackwell, 18 Lake Drive
 
 
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 Parents:
  James Elbert Sylvester McGaha (1866 - 1935)
  Sarah Elizabeth Moore McGaha (1869 - 1962)
 
 Spouse:
  Ernest Cloren Blackwell (1906 - 1991)
 
 Children:
  Ernest Cloren Blackwell (1928 - 1928)*
  Bernice Sarah Ollie Blackwell Pace (1929 - 1994)*
 
 Siblings:
  Annis McGaha McGaha (1893 - 1974)*
  Wade Leo McGaha (1897 - 1966)*
  William Sylvester McGaha (1899 - 1976)*
  Clara Mae McGaha Blackwell (1906 - 1975)
  Mildred Elizabeth McGaha Gray (1910 - 1986)*
  Reynolds Elbert McGaha (1911 - 1957)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mud Creek Baptist Church Cemetery
Flat Rock
Henderson County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Duane Dean
Record added: May 29, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 37670078
Clara Mae <i>McGaha</i> Blackwell
Added by: Wed Into Duncan
 
 
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Rest in Heavenly peace. Our deepest condolences to the McGaha & Blackwell families and descendants. May the Lord comfort those you left behind and heal their broken hearts.
- PATTY McFERREN-BLANTON & JR BLANTON
 Added: Jul. 15, 2015
 
 
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