Ms. Josephine Blackwell

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Blackwell, Reginald
  Bradsher, Curtis
Cates, Anita C
Clifford Jr., John
Daye, Sylvia M
Farmer, Jerry L
Fuller, Annie
Goods, Earl L
Henderson, Rhonda
Lawson, Nathaniel
Marshall, Ernest
Russell, Anthony C
Wade, Laura
Williams, Catherine
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Ms. Josephine Blackwell, age 72, entered eternal rest on Thursday, September 7, 2023 at Duke University Hospital in Durham, North Carolina.

She was a native of Person County, born to the union of the late Robert A. Blackwell and Annie Cornelious Mitchell Blackwell, who survives. 

Ms. Blackwell was a graduate of Person County High School – “Class of 1969”. Later, she made her home in Durham, North Carolina.

In addition to her mother, Ms. Josephine Blackwell leaves to cherish her memory her daughters Nikisha Newman and Iman Abdur-Rahim, both of Durham, North Carolina; her son Thomas Antoine Blackwell of Durham, North Carolina; twin sister Colean Blackwell of Durham, North Carolina; sister Marion Jacobs (husband Wayman) of Roxboro, North Carolina; brothers Elder Robert O. Blackwell of Roxboro, North Carolina; and Reginald A. Blackwell and Danny Lynn Blackwell (wife Iris), both of Durham, North Carolina; grandchildren Khalil Jamal Blackwell, Aaralyn Charlize Newman and Hakeem J. Abdur-Rahim; and numerous loving nieces, nephews additional relatives and friends.

Public Viewing

There will be no Public Viewing.  However, on Friday, September 15, 2023, visitors will have the opportunity to pay their respects by signing the Register Book, leaving cards and condolences and viewing a Slide Show Presentation.

Friday, September 15, 2023
2:00 PM until 5:00 PM
Hester, Whitted and Daye Funeral Service
603 South Main Street
Roxboro, North Carolina 27573
Phone: (336) 599-0104

Funeral Service

Saturday, September 16, 2023
2:00 PM
Faith Christian Church
1725 Semora Road
Roxboro, North Carolina 27574
Phone: (336) 597-4820
Pastor Becky Poole, Co-Pastor and Eulogist


Blackwell Family Cemetery
1222 Old Durham Road
Roxboro, North Carolina 27573
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The Family of the late
Ms. Josephine Blackwell
would like to thank everyone for the many acts of kindness that they received surrounding the loss of their loved one.