Rainsville Loses One of its Beloved Citizens
January 24, 2019
Southern Torch (3790 articles)

Rainsville Loses One of its Beloved Citizens

By Staff Reports

RAINSVILLE, Ala. — On Sunday, Rainsville lost one of its most beloved and oldest citizens. 

Sibyl Blackwell, 100 of Rainsville, passed away on  January 20, 2019 at DeKalb Regional Medical Center. She celebrated her 100th birthday last September with family, friends and members of Antioch Baptist Church.

Visitation for Mrs. Blackwell was held on Thursday, January 24 from 1pm to 2pm at Antioch Baptist Church. 

Funeral services were held at 2pm on Thursday, January 24 at the church with Rev. David Hairston officiating. Burial followed in the adjoining cemetery.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Rhonal Blackwell, four brothers, two sisters and her parents. 

She is survived by her son Rodney (Jackie), granddaughter Krista Chain (Jason), brother Jody (Janice), and two sisters: Eunice Martin of Fyffe and Betty Sue White of Pelham.

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