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Adelaide Marion Powell Blalock

August 18, 1929 — December 31, 2018

Adelaide Marion Powell Blalock

Adelaide “Sweetie” Marion Powell Blalock crossed over into the light of Eternal Glory on December 31, 2018.  She was born on August 18, 1929 in Monroe, NC to Julian McCurry and Marion Odessa Crouse Powell.  In the late 1940s, she met her future husband, John Franklin Blalock Sr., at Kings Business College in Charlotte, NC.  Once married, they had two children (John Jr. and Julie).  They lived in Rockingham for many years and were faithful members of First United Methodist Church.  John Sr. retired from the Post Office and they moved to Myrtle Beach, SC.  In that new home, they made many new friends and were very involved in First United Methodist Church (Myrtle Beach, SC).  They loved their vibrant lifestyle at the beach.  Sweetie was preceded in death by John Sr. in 1991.  She went on to volunteer at the church, play tennis and lead a very active lifestyle.  In 2017, she returned to Rockingham to live close to her daughter.  She is survived by her son, John Jr. (Jan) and daughter, Julie Morgan (Jerry).  She has five grandchildren: Jesse Blalock (Amanda and great-grandson Trent), Jenny Brouckaert (Jason), Blair Fetner Williams (Weston), Rebecca Bowdren (Brett and great-grandchildren Hadley, Parker and Briggs) and Ross Morgan (Sami Jo).  Sweetie will be greatly missed by her family and friends.  Visitation will be on Saturday, January 5, 2019 from 9:45 to 10:45 am at First United Methodist Church Rockingham, NC.  Celebration of Life service will follow in the sanctuary at 11:00am.  Graveside service will be at 2:30 pm at Lakeland Memorial Park,1901 Lancaster Hwy, Monroe, NC.  In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to First United Methodist Church, P.O.Box 637, Rockingham, NC 28380 , First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 1367, Myrtle Beach, SC 29578-1367 or FirstHealth Hospice, 150 Applecross Rd, Pinehurst, NC 28374.

 

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Saturday, January 5, 2019

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