Mr. Shellie F. Blount, 88 of Slocomb, AL, passed away Sunday, September 5, 2010 at his residence.Mr. Blount, known to his many friends as Shellie, was born in Geneva County, AL. on December 7, 1921 to the late James Early and Kneely Bell Bedsole Blount. A U.S. Army Veteran, Shellie was a medic in World War II. He retired from farming and the Jackson County School Board. He was a member of Mt. Calvary Baptist Church for over 45 years.
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He is survived by his beloved wife of 65 years Kathleen; children Charlotte Ann Vanloon of Johnstown, OH, Kenneth Wayne Blount and wife Susan of Slocomb,Stanley Blount and wife Melinda of Lynn Haven; seven grandchildren Shelly Pickard, Jennifer Hall, Ken Blount, Stacie Phillips, Mary Yarbrough, Breanne Blount, Brooks Blount and twelve great grandchildren.
Funeral services were held, Wednesday, September 8, 2010 at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church with the Rev. George Chestnut and the Rev. David Lamb officiating. Burial will follow in church cemetery with James & Lipford Funeral Home in Graceville directing. Flowers accepted or those wishing may make memorials to Mt. Calvary Baptist Church Cemetery Fund. Condolences can be made on line at jamesandlipford.com
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Published in Washington County News and Holmes County Times-Advertiser on Sept. 15, 2010