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Cecilia Winstead Blackwell

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Death 20 Apr 2009 (aged 96)
Burial Sunnybank, Northumberland County, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 69899370 · View Source
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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.



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  • Created by: GJ
  • Added: 16 May 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 69899370
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Cecilia Winstead Blackwell (15 Oct 1912–20 Apr 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 69899370, citing Blackwell Family Cemetery, Sunnybank, Northumberland County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by GJ (contributor 47117269) .