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100 Branchview Drive NE
PO Box 344
Concord, NC 28025
Phone: 704-786-3168
Fax: 704-782-5766
Marilyn Blackwelder

Marilyn Blackwelder (Collier)

Sunday, December 19th, 1943 - Wednesday, June 26th, 2019
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Ms. Marilyn Collier Blackwelder, age 75 passed away Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at Atrium Health Northeast.

Marilyn was born December 19, 1943 in Hamilton-Ontario, Canada. Her parents, Arthur Collier and Helen Cobert Sweetwood, and brother, Mark Collier preceded her in death.

She retired as a legal secretary from the Janice Coulter law firm. She enjoyed being with her family, reading, and she had a great love for cats.

Left to cherish her memory is her daughter, Kim Russell and husband, Ronnie of Oak Island, NC; grandchildren, Richard Russell of Concord and Lisa Barrett of Murray, KY; 5 great-grandchildren; sister, Laurel Collier of NY; brother, David Collier of PA; cousins, Lisa, Joe and Tim Cobert.

A visitation/reception will be held Tuesday, August 13, 2019 from 6 to 8 pm at Wilkinson Funeral Home.
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We love you Kim, Ronnie and family and are keeping you in our thoughts and prayers.
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Deborah C Faulkner

Posted at 09:41pm
First met 1969. She was great Mother and a true friend..She will be missed by many..God bless Kim as she starts this journey without her sweet and loving Mother..Rest dear well done..

Janet Fitzpatrick

Posted at 11:45pm
To Kim & Family,
So sorry to hear of your mom’s passing, we were neighbors over 10years. May God wrap His arms around you and give you peace. β€οΈπŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸŒˆπŸ™πŸ˜‡πŸŒΉ

Brenda Allen

Posted at 06:16pm
Marilyn and I were friends and worked together for many years. Our paths took different roads but always thought of her and the memories we shared. My prayers for Kim and family and I know you will miss her.

Dianne Creel

Posted at 09:01am
Extending our deepest & heartfelt sympathy to the entire family during their personal loss of a loved one. We have known Marilyn since moving to the Hertfordshire Sub-division in 1998. She was a lovely lady and we will cherish and remember our times spent with her. May each of you find your comfort during this time through all your earthly memories. Your strength as you cling to God's strength and rest in His abiding peace. Lifting all in our prayers. Van & Dianne Creel

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