Miriam Blackburn Grace passed away peacefully on May 16, 2013 at her home. She was born June 26, 1924 to the late James O. Blackburn and Mary Sites Blackburn of Chipley.
She is survived by her husband of 43 years, Dr. Wesley L Grace of Port St. Joe; one son, Charles R. Grant (Jean) of Richmond Hill, Ga.; four daughters, Margaret G. Gilmore (Dow) of Chipley, Carol G. Dixon (Tommy) of Port St Joe, Joni Gilbert (Reggie) of Panama City, and Linda Grace of Port St. Joe. She also leaves behind 11 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren, as well as many nieces and nephews.
The family would like to thank Covenant Hospice, Diana Williams, and Tina Surprenant for their endless hours of constant care. Funeral services were held Monday, May 20, 2013 at 11 a.m., EST at the First United Methodist Church in Port St. Joe. The family received friends and relatives at 10 a.m., for an hour prior to the service. Burial service will be held at Glenwood Cemetery in Chipley, at 3 p.m., EST. In lieu of flowers, you may make contributions to the First United Methodist Church Chancel Choir in Port St. Joe. Comforter Funeral Home, 601 Long Avenue, Port St. Joe, FL 32456,