Mrs. Blackwell died Tuesday, May 14, 2013, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.
Born Aug. 4, 1931, in Habersham County, she was a daughter of the late Aaron Knox and Mattie Lee Stowe Sigers.
Mrs. Blackwell was a homemaker and a member of Hollywood Baptist Church.
In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Blackwell; a daughter, Patricia Fowler; and a sister, Maudine Underwood.
Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Eddie and Linda Collis of Cleveland; daughter and son-in-law, Judy and Danny Holcomb of Demorest; brothers, Max Sigers of Baldwin and Aaron Sigers of Miami, Fla.; sisters, Sue Davidson of Baldwin and Mary Ann Herrin of Cornelia; seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. today, May 15.
An online guest register is available and may be viewed at mcgaheegriffinandstewart.com.
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia, is in charge of arrangements.
The Northeast Georgian
May 15, 2013