John Wesley Blackmon, 70, of Clayton, NC passed Friday, May 19, 2017.
Funeral Services will be 1:00 pm Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at St. Augustines AME Church, Clayton, NC. Burial will be at Sandhills Veterans Cemetery, Spring Lake, NC.
A public viewing will be from 11:30 am to 1:00pm at the
He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Ida Blackmon, Clayton, NC; his mother,
Magnolia Blackmon of Clayton; son, John Blackmon, Jr. of Butner, NC; daughter, Felicia Murrell (Doug) of Atlanta, GA; six grandchildren, Brittany Murrell of Dallas, TX; Shaniqua Frierson of
Asheville, NC; London Blackmon of Marion, NC; Tre' Murrell, Chaya Murrell and Jeremiah Murrell of Atlanta, GA; one great grandson; four sisters, Clarastine Rowland, Juanita Hinton, Irene
Strickland, and Fran Blackmon of Clayton; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
The family would also like to acknowledge the brother
and sister we adopted through love into our home and their families: Evelyn (Trey) Outlaw; daughter, Chantel and London (Denise) McAllister; children: Tellahia, London, Amari, Savion; grandson,
The family asks in lieu of flowers, a donation be made to the Alzheimer's Association
Receiving friends at: 76 Korate Lane
Clayton, NC 27520