Georgia Lee Blackmon

Georgia Lee Blackmon, 96, of Dermott, died Tuesday, July 15, 2014, at the Madison Health and Rehabilitation Center in Little Rock.

She was a native of Portland and a resident of Dermott for over 46 years. She was a seamstress.and a member of Pleasant Grove A.M.E. Church in Thebes and Holland Chapel A.M.E. Church

She is preceded in death by her parents, Jasper & Pashion Bennett Blackmon.

She is survived by an adopted son, Lewis Hardaway and wife, Brenda, of Hensley; a godchild, Carrie Bagas and husband, Jimmy, of Stockton, Calif.; and a host of other cousins, relatives and friends.

Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at the Holland Chapel A.M.E. Church with Rev. Christopher Goodman and Rev. Daniel Franklin officiating. Burial followed in the Coleman’s Memorial Cemetery in Dermott.  Honorary pallbearers were James Blakley, Howard Crockett, Ray Plumber, Howard Glass, Lewis Hardaway and Alonzo Myles. Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home of Hamburg.

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Monticello, AR 71655

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