Carolyn Dowd Blackman, 87, of Waxhaw, formerly of Sanford passed away Tuesday, December 7, 2021. Funeral services will be held at 2:30pm Sunday, December 12th, at Lemon Springs Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the Church cemetery.
Mrs. Blackman was born in Lee County daughter of the late Lacy Lee Dowd and Ruby McDonald Dowd. She was preceded in death by her husband Bill Blackman and brothers Fred and Bobby Dowd. Carolyn was a member of Lemon Springs Baptist Church, she loved spending time with her family and friends.
Mrs. Blackman is survived by her daughter Cheryl Blackman Smith (Mark) of Lillington; Sons Barry Wayne Blackman (Bonnie) of Waxhaw and Tommy Collins (Patsy) of Fayetteville; grandchildren: Brittany Greer (David), Courtney Rogers (Ashley), Jonathan Blue (Kelsey), Zachery Doby, Ethan Doby, Erin Tatum, and Bailey West; great-grandchildren Mary Elliott Rogers, Anderson Rogers Jackson Blue, Bennett West and Mary Charles Tatum; sister-in-law Willa Dowd of Sanford also step sister Janice Thomas.
The family will receive friends at 1:30pm Sunday at Lemon Springs Baptist Church.
Memorial contributions can be made to Lemon Springs Baptist Church, PO Box 66 Lemon Springs 28355.