Inez "Knockie" Blackmon, age 84, of Martin Street, Summerville, Georgia, passed away Sunday afternoon, October 25, 2020, at her residence.
A native of Chattooga County, Ga., she was born to the late Charlie and Madie Ledford Bates, on May 4, 1936. Mrs. Blackmon was a member of the Community Holiness Church and was retired from the former Montgomery Knitting Mill. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Mack Blackmon; daughter, Betty Blackmon Stansell; grandson, Ben Hix, and six siblings.
Surviving are son, Jackie Blackmon; grandchildren, Jason Hix, Russell (Kristen) Branch, Randy (Ashley) Justice, Angela (Ron) Langford, Cherrie Miller; great-grandchildren, Vincent (Emily) Hix, Angel Hix, Dylan (Jamie) Branch, Cheisey Highfield, Cheyenne Smith, Kinsley Gorman, Morgan Driver, Breanna Carter, Timothy Carter, and Michael Scoggins; great-great-grandchildren, Donovan Dallas, Jr., Ailli Bentley, Chloe Bentley, Carson Holder-Adams, Braiden Holder-Adams, Summer Vaughn, Brody Vaughn, and Colter Phillips; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be held Tuesday, Oct. 27, at 3:30 p.m. from graveside in Summerville Cemetery, with Pastor John Mann officiating. Active pallbearers will be Vincent Hix, Dylan Branch, Russell Branch, Adam Gorham, Matt Reynolds, and Alvin Edgeworth.
Earle Rainwater Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.