Melvin Leroy Blalock


Melvin Leroy Blalock, 93, of Timberlake, died on Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2021 at his home. Born in Person County, he was the son of the late Charlie Bradsher Blalock and Annie Elizabeth Ashley. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his three brothers: Cecil Blalock, Bradsher Blalock, James Ronald Blalock; four sisters: Laura Wrenn, Mary Elizabeth Bean, Margie Dixon and Byrd DesRoche.

Mr. Blalock was of the Baptist faith. He served in the United States Navy during World War II.

Surviving are his wife of 71 years, Clarious Yarboro Blalock of the home and three nieces.

Memorial graveside service will be help 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021 at the Burchwood Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the home Thursday and Friday.

Memorials may be made to Antioch Baptist Church, PO Box 185, Timberlake, NC 27583 or My Life Matters, 80 Danwin Lane, Roxboro, NC 27573.

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