|Birth: ||May 27, 1922|
|Death: ||Jun. 25, 2007|
Jimmie C. Blackshear, 84, of Waco passed away Monday, June 25, 2007, at Hillcrest Hospital. Graveside services will be 3:30 p.m. Friday, June 29, at Flint Creek Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, June 28, at Brazos Funeral Home located at 1124 Washington, Waco, Texas.
Jimmie was born in Temple, Texas, to the late James Hardin and Melissa Hardin. She was the youngest of nine siblings. Growing up on Owl Creek, she was always a country girl at heart. She married George Blackshear on Oct. 5, 1939. They lived the first few years in McGregor and downtown Waco. In 1949, after her husband's military service, they bought their first and only house in which they raised two children. Jimmie's love for her family showed in everything she did. She loved to cook and bake cakes and bread. She truly knew how to please her family and care for their home. She enjoyed spending time with her loved ones, watching John Wayne movies and was an avid reader of Louis L'Amour novels. She especially enjoyed her little Chihuahua, Cocoa. She always had a joyful spirit and a kind word for everyone.
She was preceded in death by her husband, George Edward Blackshear, II; daughters, Carmin and Georgeane; and seven siblings.
She is survived by her daughter, Mary Ann Cox and husband, Roger, of Waco; son, George Edward Blackshear, III, and wife, Tena, of Waco; grandchildren, Jennifer Lou Kistner and husband, Steve, of Tewkesberry, Mass.; George Edward Blackshear, IV and wife, Alicia, of Temple; great-grandchildren, Nicholas, Kimberly and Dillon; sisters, Hazel Perez; and her best friend and beloved dog, Cocoa.
WT: 6/27/2007 - 6/28/2007...S1
George Edward Blackshear (1923 - 1976)
Georgeane Blackshear (1943 - 1946)*
Flint Creek Cemetery
Created by: Ruth M. Brown
Record added: Jun 27, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20122333
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