"Show me the manner in which a nation cares for it's dead and I will measure with mathematical exactness the tender mercies of it's people, their respect for the laws of the land and their loyalty to high ideals."
Nancy Pauline Wilson Blackwell, 73, wife of Thurman Garrison Blackwell of Belton died Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at NHC Health Care of Anderson.
Born in Anderson County, she was the daughter of the late Troy and Mary Dorn Wilson. She was a member of Shady Grove Baptist Church.
Surviving in addition to her husband of 55 years are: son, James Gregory Blackwell (Linda) of Taylors; sister, Linda W. Webb of Belton; 6 grandchildren and 7 ½ great grandchildren.
Service will be held 2pm Friday at Cox Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Wendell Bannister officiating. Burial will follow at Garden of Memories Cemetery.
The family will receive friends Thursday from 6pm until 8pm at Cox Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Veteran’s Association.
The family will be at the residence.
Cox Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.