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Baldwyn- Norma Bryan Blackwell, 83, passed away on Tuesday, December 07, 2021 at the NMMC. She met the love of her life, Julius “Sonny” Blackwell at the Palmer’s Children Home and they were happily married until his death in 2003. Norma enjoyed working in the restaurant business, taking care of her grandchildren, and reading and writing. She loved her family, and her church family. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Baldwyn and she loved singing in the choir and helping in the nursery.
Funeral services will be at Waters Funeral Home on Friday, December 10, 2021 at 2:00 p. m. with Bro. Stanley Huddleston and Dr. Terry Cutrer officiating. Burial will be in Prentiss Memorial Gardens.
She is survived by her children, Rev. David Blackwell (Cyndi), John Blackwell (Linda), Lisa Blackwell and Gerald Blackwell (Cherity); grandchildren, Kimberly Moore, Kelly Braun, Chasity Pace (Brian), Timothy Blackwell (LeAnna), Shelby Scott (Ethan), Taylor Blackwell (Brandon Robbins) and Sonny Blackwell; greatgrandchild, Brooks Robbins; special son, Ronald McKinney; brothers and sisters, Ann Fisher, Bert Bryan (Jennifer), Dan Bryan (Virginia), Doris Moore (Donald) and Neal Bryan (Lisa); host of other family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband; parents, Dan Prescott and Lucille Bass Bryan; brothers, Charles Bryan and Don Bryant; sisters, Shirley Goad, Mary Ann Jones, Martha Jo Byrd; Anita Childers and Tammy Bryan; grandson, Joshua Moore; special- brother-in-law, Jimmy Fisher.
Pallbearers will be Reed Roberts, Bryan Fisher, Ethan Scott, Kendel Fisher, Hunter Lambert, Adam McAnally and Timothy Blackwell.
Honorary pallbearers will Sonny Blackwell and Brooks Robbins.
Visitation will be Friday at Waters Funeral Home from noon until service time @ 2:00 p.m.
Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family @www.watersfuneralservice.com