Lois S. Blackmon

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Lois S. Blackmon, 94, past into the loving arms of Jesus on Jan. 14, 2012. Born in Fitzgerald, and formerly of Stone Mountain, her most recent residence was Cumming. She was a member of Cumming Baptist and formerly of First Baptist Church of Stone Mountain and Kirkwood Baptist Church.
Lois enjoyed numerous hobbies and always remembered birthdays and special occasions with a card or letter. She retired from R.J. Reid Contracting Company where she worked as office manager for more than 30 years. She was active in the Women's Missionary Union and the Baptist Association. She will be greatly missed.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas William (Bill) Blackmon; her parents; and two brothers.
She is survived by her daughter, Karen Abbott; son-in-law, Carl Abbott of Cumming; two grandchildren, Kimberly Abbott Tyree and Russell Abbott formerly of Cumming, and their spouses; five great-grandchildren; two sisters-in-law; numerous cousins, nieces, nephews and close friends. She was a precious lady dearly loved by her family and friends.
The family will receive visitors at Cumming Baptist Church Saturday, Jan. 21, at 2:30 p.m. with a memorial service to follow at 3:30 p.m. at the same location.
Flowers need to be delivered by Saturday morning to McDonald and Son Funeral Home, 150 Sawnee Drive, Cumming, GA 30040, (770)886-9899. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Georgia Baptist Children's Home, or to Children's Medical Center in Dallas, Texas.
Condolences may be expressed online at www.mcdonaldandson.com.
McDonald and Son Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements.

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Cumming, GA 30040
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Published in Forsyth County News from Jan. 16 to Jan. 19, 2012