Angie D. Blackwell

Published 9:21 am Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Funeral services for Ms. Angie D. Blackwell, 53, Mount Olive, were held on Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017, at 11 a.m. from Mt. Zion Jr. Baptist Church, Mount Olive. Interment was in the church cemetery. Pastor Leonard Keyes officiated the service. Reeves Funeral Home, Inc., Mount Olive was in charge of the arrangements.

Ms. Blackwell passed away on Friday, Dec. 8, 2017, at her residence.

Honorary pallbearers were Don Denell Blackwell, Kenneth D. Hayes, Terry K. Griffith, Danny Ray Hayes, Richard R. Hayes and Lazavian Hayes

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Pallbearers were Timothy Blackwell, John Barnes, Maurice Hayes, Reverend James Barnes, William Hayes and Ray Keyes.

Flower bearers were family and friends.

Ms. Blackwell graduated from high school in 1982.  She started her medical journey at Forrest General Hospital beginning in the housekeeping department and moving into the field of phlebotomy. She was employed at Magee General Hospital, Magee, as a phlebotomist for many years. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her father, Tommy Ray Hayes.

Survivors include her mother,  Helen Ruth Hayes, Mount Olive; two children, Damika R. Hayes and Don D. Hayes, both of Mount Olive; six grandchildren; four brothers, Danny R. Hayes (Daisy), Prentiss, Kenneth D. Hayes (Michelle) and Richard R. Hayes (Valerie), Mount Olive and Terry Griffith, Jackson; three sisters, Annie Moody ( Silas), Helen D. Hayes and Vickie M. Hayes, all of Mount Olive and a host of nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.