Mr. Lee Jennings Blalock of Hwy 177-A, Bonifay, passed away Monday, Jan. 14, 2013. He was 77. Mr. Blalock, affectionately known as Lee, was born May 8, 1935 in Geneva County, Ala., to the late Lex Steagall and Era Mae Shiver Blalock. After several years of service he retired from Jackson Correctional Institute as a lieutenant. Lee loved the outdoors. He enjoyed working on his farm, fishing and quail hunting. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and he attended Pleasant Home Freewill Baptist Church.
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In addition to his parents, his brother, Harvey Blalock, preceded him in death.
Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Ann Smith Blalock; three sons, Kenny Blalock (Kathy), Roger Blalock (Lucia), and Jeff Blalock; three grandchildren, Kelly Williams, Amanda Sewell (Zach), and Kendall Harker (Austin); four great-grandchildren, Cheyenne and Paden Miller, and Rhett and McKinley Sewell, all of Bonifay, and other extended family and a host of friends.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013 in the chapel of Sorrells Funeral Home in Geneva with the Rev. Jay Ward and the Rev. Jerry McAdams officiating. Burial followed in the Pleasant Home Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery with military honors and Sorrells Funeral Home of Geneva directing. The family received friends at the funeral home Wednesday, Jan. 16, from 6 to 8 p.m. Flowers will be accepted or memorial contributions may be made to the Pleasant Home Freewill Baptist Church, Black, Alabama 36314.
Published in Washington County News and Holmes County Times-Advertiser on Jan. 23, 2013
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