HOMER - Jack Otis Blackwell, 90, died Friday, May 2, 2014, at The Oaks at Scenic View.
Mr. Blackwell was born in Maysville, the son of the late Jim and Dovie Carter Blackwell. He was a member of Mt. Carmel Baptist Church and was a World War II Veteran of the United States Navy. Mr. Blackwell was a retired rural letter carrier. Mr. Blackwell was preceded in death by his wife, Mollie Boswell Blackwell.
Survivors include a son, Ricki Blackwell (Debbie); and daughter, Becky Clough (Carl), all of Homer; grandchildren, Rhonda Mathis, Amy Mick, and Jacqueline Wilson; and great-grandchildren, Nathan Mathis, Paige Mathis, Brady Mick, Kiley Mick, and Shawn Wilson.
Funeral services will be held at 3:30 p.m., Sunday, May 4, at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church with the Revs. James Duncan and James Dumas officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Saturday, May 3, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8:30 p.m.
Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, is in charge of arrangements.