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Cecilia Winstead Blackwell
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Birth: Oct. 15, 1912
Death: Apr. 20, 2009

Cecilia Winstead Blackwell, 96, of Reedville, passed away on Monday, April 20, 2009. She was the widow of Thomas Downing Blackwell. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Barbara Blackwell Zimmer; a son, William S. Blackwell; a brother, Lloyd Chandler Winstead Jr.; her parents, Lloyd Chandler Winstead Sr. and Nora Luttrell Winstead, and a great-grandson, Thomas Coles Blackwell.

She was a life-long resident of Sunnybank and a life-long member of Fairfields Baptist Church, Burgess, where she served as secretary and Sunday school teacher. She was active in local social affairs and in the affairs of the Elizabeth Chapter of the Eastern Star, Reedville, the King Carter Chapter of the Eastern Star, Kilmarnock, and the Northumberland County Preservation Society. Cecilia also worked the polls in Reedville for 40 years.

She is survived by a daughter, Mary Elizabeth Blackwell Barrett of Sunnybank, Va.; a brother, Etheridge Winstead of Heathsville; five grandchildren, Thomas Mark Blackwell, Lynn Barrett Moubray, Rodney E. Barrett, Hillary S. Blackwell and William H. Blackwell; seven great-grandchildren, Heather Blackwell, Lauren Moubray, Brittany Blackwell, Skylar Blackwell, Kayen Barrett, Tucker Blackwell and Asa Blackwell, and one great-great-grandson, Ayden T. Moubray.

An Eastern Star service was held on Wednesday, April 22, 2009. Funeral services were held on Thursday, April 23, 2009 at Faulkner Family Funeral Home & Crematory, Burgess. Burial followed in the Blackwell Family Cemetery, Sunnybank, Va. Memorial contributions may be made to Fairfields Baptist Church, P.O. Box 216, Burgess, Va. 22432

Obituary from the Faulkner Family Funeral Home & Crematory website, April 2009. 
Family links: 
  Lloyd Chandler Winstead (1882 - 1963)
  Nora Luttrell Winstead (1888 - 1987)
  Thomas Downing Blackwell (1903 - 1957)*
  Mary Elizabeth Blackwell Barrett (1934 - 2011)*
  Barbara Blackwell Zimmer (1941 - 2006)*
  Cecilia Winstead Blackwell (1912 - 2009)
  Lloyd C. Winstead (1915 - 2006)*
  Etheridge Luttrell Winstead (1924 - 2010)*
*Calculated relationship
Blackwell Family Cemetery
Northumberland County
Virginia, USA
Created by: GJ
Record added: May 16, 2011
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