Joyce Blackmon



Mrs. Joyce Blackmon, age 90, passed away Sunday, March 26, 2017 at Springs Memorial Hospital. She was born March 4, 1927 in Lancaster, a daughter of the late Cessie Mongtomery and Alma Hunter Montgomery. Mrs. Blackmon was first married to the late Wesley Funderburk. She was later married to the late Bruce Shehane and after his death, she was married to the late John T. Blackmon. Mrs. Blackmon retired from Springs Industries and was a member of Oak Hill Baptist Church. She enjoyed going to the beach and riding in the golf cart. She loved her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Mrs. Blackmon was survived by two daughters, Brenda Knight of Lancaster and Reba McFarland of Columbia; three sons, Charles Funderburk and wife Teresa, Tim Funderburk and wife Dana, and Terry Shehane and wife Tracy all of Lancaster; ten grandchildren, Gene Knight and wife April, Erin Sims and husband Jamie, Ashley Funderburk, Kimberly Funderburk, Wesley Funderburk, Whitney Funderburk, Justin Funderburk and wife Karmen, Daniel Mackey, Deanna Mackey and Tyler Shehane; eight great-grandchildren, Greyson Knight, Addyson Knight, Hunter Sims, Isaiah Green, Keyleigh Funderburk, Jace Funderburk, Harper Funderburk and Jaylin Lucas and a sister, Doris McPherson of Bethune. The family would like to thank her care taker, Vickie Sanders.

Mrs. Blackmon was preceded in death by a son, Douglas Funderburk, a brother, James Montgomery, a sister, Mary Catoe, a granddaughter, Jennifer McFarland, and a great grandson, Julian Gaskins.

The Celebration of Life Funeral Service for Mrs. Blackmon will be 2:00 pm Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at Oak Hill Baptist Church by Rev. Cliff Henson. Burial will follow at Springhill Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 – 8:00 pm Tuesday evening, March 28, 2017 at Oak Hill Baptist Church, 6437 Oak Hill Church Road, Lancaster and other times at the home of Terry and Tracy Shehane. Memorial contributions may be made to Oak Hill Baptist Church, 6437 Oak Hill Church Road, Lancaster, SC 29720.