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Died April 18, 2012

FREMONT -- Elizabeth Aycock Blackman, 95, died Wednesday, April 18, 2012.

Funeral will be Saturday, April 21, at 11 a.m. at Fremont United Methodist Church, followed by a time of visiting. Interment will follow at Elmwood Cemetery.

Mrs. Blackman, known to many as "Libba," was the widow of John W. Blackman Jr., who died in 1991.

A native of Wayne County, her parents were Jesse B. and Janie Farrell Aycock.

She was a graduate of Woman's College (University of North Carolina at Greensboro) and received her Master's Degree in science education from East Carolina University.

She taught more than 20 years at Fremont High School and then at Charles B. Aycock High School.

Surviving are sons, J. Walton Blackman III, DDS, of Winston-Salem, Jesse A. Blackman, MD, (Norma) of Fremont and T. Gibson Blackman, OD, (Barbara) of Goldsboro; grandchildren, Amanda Blackman Phillips (Michael), Alex Blackman (Julie), Jesse "Jay" Blackman Jr. (Emily) Elizabeth "Egie" Blackman, Scott Blackman (Jennifer), Shay Sepko (Bart), Natalie Schafer, Barrett Schafer and Lindsay Schafer; great-grandchildren, Georgia and Jake Phillips, Rosemary and Savannah Blackman, Talley and Elin Blackman, Connor, Griffin and Brennan Blackman and Jackson and West Sepko; and special friends, Shiletha Smith and Felicia Reid.

Memorials are suggested to Fremont United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 147, Fremont, N.C., 27830.

Arrangements are by Wilson Memorial Service in Wilson, 252-237-7171, www.wilsonmemorialservice.com.


Published in Obituaries on April 19, 2012 1:51 PM