Myrtle Porter Blackwell

June 8, 2014 

Mrs. Myrtle Porter Blackwell, 90, passed away June 2, 2014 at Barbour Court Nursing and Rehab Center in Smithfield.

A private family memorial service will be held at a later date.

Myrtle was born on July 5, 1923 in Cabarrus Co. to the late Sanford McDowell and Susie Jane Beaty Porter. She is also preceded in death by her husband, Harold F. Blackwell; brother, Joseph Eugene Porter.

Myrtle is survived by her son, John H. Ramsey of Clayton; grandchildren, Jonathan and Josh Ramsey, Meredith Dillon; Frances Hartsell; and a number of nieces and nephews.

She was a member of Poplar Grove Baptist Church in Concord for many years, and had worked as a Hose Sewer in Cannon Mills.

Memorials may be made to Poplar Grove Baptist Church, 3476 Poplar Tent Road, Concord, NC 28027.

Online condolences may be left at www.wilkinsonfuneral

Wilkinson Funeral Home is handling arrangements for the Blackwell family.

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