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Pauline Blackwell

Pauline Blackwell

Wednesday, September 3rd, 1947 - Tuesday, April 27th, 2021
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.The Family Tribute
A smile for all, a heart of gold, one of the finest this world could hold
Never selfish, always kind, these are the memories she leaves behind…

Mrs. Pauline Scott Blackwell was born in Statesville, North Carolina on September 3, 1947 and was the daughter of the late James Henry Scott, Sr. and Lola Woods Scott. She entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 following a brief illness.

Pauline was a proud graduate of Unity High School, Class of 1965. She was also a faithful and dedicated lifetime member of Elmwood AME Zion Church where she served in various capacities including Usher, Deaconess, Preacher’s Steward, Stewardess, Christian Education, Missionary, Lay Council Member, Statesville District Finance Committee, and Trustee.

In her spare time, she loved to read, do crossword puzzles, and spend time with her grandchildren. She loved her family, friends, and her Class of 1965. She will be greatly missed. She was united in marriage to Joe Blackwell, who preceded her in death on April 2, 2020. In addition to her husband, Joe and her parents, she was also preceded in death by her siblings Patricia Everhardt, Barbara Brame, and James Scott, Jr.

She leaves to cherish the memory of her life, three sons, DeLeon (Cherrie) Watts, Sr. of Statesville, NC, Derek (LaTorya) Blackwell of Charlotte, NC and Anthony Blackwell of Statesville, NC; five grandchildren, DeLeon (Jessica) Watts, Jr., Sakari Johnson, Jamaury Blackwell, Shyla Blackwell, and Kase Blackwell; two great-grandchildren, DeLeon Watts, III and Nevaeh Watts; two sisters, Jane Parker and Deborah Campbell, both of Statesville; two sisters-in-law, Sallie L. Witt of Statesville and Sarah (Bishop Joseph) Farmer of Ringgold, Virginia; one brother-in-law, Douglas (Kathy) Blackwell of Statesville, NC, an aunt, Ruby Woods of Statesville; and a host of loving nephews, nieces, cousins, church family, other relatives, neighbors and friends.

Celebration of Life Services will be conducted Monday, May 3, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. at Greater New Mt. Olive Church.
Mrs. Blackwell will remain at Rutledge and Bigham Mortuary until taken to the place to lie in state at 10:00 am on Monday, one hour prior to the funeral service.

Reverend Chambers will eulogize and burial will follow Tuesday, May 4, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. at The National Cemetery in Salisbury, NC.

Visit the Book of Memories for Mrs. Blackwell at www.rutledgeandbigham.com. Rutledge and Bigham Funeral Home is serving the Blackwell Family.

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Service Details

  • Service

    Monday, May 3rd, 2021 | 11:00am
    When
    Monday, May 3rd, 2021 11:00am
    Location
    Greater New Mt. Olive Holiness Church
    Address
    2509 East Greenbriar Road
    STATESVILLE, NC 28625
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  • Interment

    Tuesday, May 4th, 2021 | 10:00am
    When
    Tuesday, May 4th, 2021 10:00am
    Location
    The National Cemetery
    Address
    Brenner Avenue
    SALISBURY

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Sandra

Posted at 07:10am
Sorry for your loss, just wanted to send my heartfelt condolences to the family. May you find comfort knowing that our Heavenly Father cares for you and will comfort you during this time. (2Corinthians 1:3,4; 2Thessalonians 2:16,17) Jesus gave us a wonderful hope that we may see our loved ones again when he said at John 5:28,29 that there will be a resurrection. May we keep our eyes on the promises of our Heavenly Father who promised that one day no one will say I am sick, (Isaiah 33:24) and that all our pain, sorrow and even death will be no more. (Revelation 21:3,4) Many prayers are with the family. May you have peace .
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Mozetta Dobbins

Posted at 07:23pm
I just don't know what to say !! This is so unexpected for me It has a while since I have seen Pauline but we have talked frequently. Didn't know that the last conversation would indeed be the Last One!!!! I could go on and on about whoShe was and All the Good Work done by Her!!!!! LOVE , PRAYERS, and HEALING to all CHURCH MEMBERS and FAMILY. Rest in Peace Pauline. We will meet again!!!!♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️
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Faye Minoe

Posted at 03:09pm
It saddens me to know that another dear friend of mine has passed. She certainly will be missed. As I reflect on the fun times and the trips that we shared while we lived on King Street, I have to smile. At that time we did almost everything together until we moved from the area more than forty-five years ago. We had many phone calls and stopped by there home over the years. One of my most fondest memories was seeing Joe and her together at our 50th Wedding Anniversary in March 2019. Rest In Peace our dear friends!
 
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Nancy Woodley Posted at 08:29pm

I am so sorry for your loss. Just remember God only take the best. God blessed you all and keep your faith in God as your mother did. He is coming back. God Blessings N Woodley
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Posted at 09:45am
We are so sorry for the loss of your Mother. Our love and prayers remain with you all. We know that there is no sorrow on earth that heaven cant heal
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Unity Class of '65

Posted at 07:15am
Pauline was a faithful member of Unity Class of '65. She went with us on our cruises, attended our meetings whether in person or on the phone, went with us to different churches on the 5th Sunday, etc. We as a class was friends and brothers/sisters. She will be greatly missed. We are hurting at this time. Love you Pauline. Unity Class of 1965
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