2018-05-17 / Obituaries

Terrell Blackmon

Funeral services for Rev. Terrell “Terry” Blackmon, 84, were held at 11 a.m. Friday, May 11, 2018, at West Acres Baptist Church in Evans, Georgia. Interment followed at the Fishing Creek Baptist Church cemetery in Wilkes County. He died on Tuesday, May 8, 2018, at Lake Crossing Health Care in Appling, Georgia.

Rev. Blackmon, son of the late Druid J. and Julia David Blackmon, was born in Wilkes County and lived in Lincoln County most of his life. He was the retired owner of Blackmon’s Welding and Shoreline Docks. He also pastored Loco Baptist Church in Lincoln County for 17 years. He proudly served the country in the U.S. Army in the 101st Airborne Division and in the 10th Special Forces Group. Rev. Blackmon was a member of West Acres Baptist Church in Evans, Georgia.

In addition to his parents, his first wife, Jackie Guin Blackmon, preceded him in death.

Survivors include his wife, Janet Thetford Blackmon; a daughter, Marianne B. Jones and husband, Mike; a son, Rev. David Blackmon and wife, Susan; a stepson, Zachariah Barnett; a sister, Judy Lamb and husband Wyman; grandchildren Michael Jones Jr. and wife Kileigh, Drew Jones and wife Kelli, Jon Blackmon and wife Celia, Ryan Blackmon and wife Hillary, Elizabeth Jones and husband Cody; great-grandchildren Wyatt Jones, Addison Jones, and Jackson Jones.

Beggs Funeral Home in Lincolnton was in charge of arrangements.

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