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Sarah Blackwell

May 5, 1947 ~ September 29, 2023 (age 76) 76 Years Old
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Sarah Blackwell Obituary

Sister Sarah Lawson Blackwell, born March 5, 1947 to the late F.T. and Whittie Mae Lawson.

Sarah gained her wings September 29, 2023 at Flowers Hospital Dothan Al.

At an early age, she confessed Christ and accepted Jesus as her savior. A baptized member of

Greater Sardis Missionary Baptist. A devoted member of the Inspiration Choir, her love and

dedication was singing the Gospel for the Lord. Sarah moved to Daleville AL and was very active

at Shiloh Baptist Church, missing her home church rededicated back to Greater Sardis

Missionary Baptist Church. She attended and graduated from D.A. Smith School in 1965. She

married Sgt. William Blackwell and was blessed with a son William Devin Blackwell. After

extended travel with the military they moved to Ozark AL.

Sarah was a seamstress at White Knight until there closing, personal seamstress. She would

sing at weddings, funerals, and church events. Sarah absolutely loved her family, and especially

loved the Lord. Sarah furthered her education and obtained a Degree as a licensed

cosmetologist from Wallace Community College and became owner /operator of Sarah Salon.

Sarah had a contagious smile and was full of life, and loved by all.

Sarah leaves in cherish memory - son -William Devin Blackwell (Ashley) Laplace Louisiana

Grandson -Devin Blackwell (Alyssa) Ozark, Granddaughters Jazzmine Dozier – Great Grandson￾Zjon’ Tavious Phillips. Great Granddaughters Za’Riyah Jones, Kiley Blackwell, and Alexis

Blackwell Dothan Al.

Sister- Emma King, Warner Robins, GA, brother- Jerry Lawson (Jackie) Kentucky, and a host of

family and friends.

She is proceeded in death by parents F.T. and Whittie Mae Lawson, brothers- Johnny Frank,

Lawyer T. Lawson, sisters - Wonnie Rosbia, Annie Bowens, Ora Ruley and Pearl Prater.

Jesus said unto her, I am the resurrection and the life, he that believes in me, though he is

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Public Viewing
October 4, 2023

12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Newman Mortuary, Inc.
114 Harper Drive
Ozark, AL 36360

Funeral Service
October 5, 2023

11:00 AM
Greater Sardis Missionary Baptist Church
707 West Reynolds Street
Ozark, AL 36360

Interment following funeral service
October 5, 2023

Westside Cemetery
1014 Hull Street
Ozark, AL 36360


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