Selma Blackwood

Selma Aline Blackwood (Walters)

November 20, 1928 - June 13, 2020
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Selma Aline Walters Blackwood, 91, of Pine Bluff, AR, died on Saturday, June 13, 2020, in Pine Bluff. She was born November 20, 1928, in Pioneer (West Carroll Parish), LA, to Spurgeon and Laura Mae McAlpin Walters. She was a homemaker and a member of the Salem Missionary Baptist Church since 1960. She loved cooking for her family, who recalls her being a very good cook.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 67 ½ years, Charlie Blackwood, Sr.; four brothers, Doc, Red, Ollie, and David Walters; and a grandson-in-law, Tony Croft.

Survivors include one daughter, Laura Blackwood Green; one son, Charlie Blackwood, Jr. (Jana); one sister, Maxine Walters Sanders; 7 grandchildren, Ashley Croft, Tara Shirley (Dustin), Lindsey King, John David Blackwood, Joel Blackwood (Kim), Marah Cromeans (fiance’, Todd Abbott), and Tara Winingar (Zach); great-grandchildren, Adam (Mady), Kristen, Shane, Sharla, Abel, Stacy, Courtney, Zoey, John David, Jr., James, Jerimiah, Emerson, and Jude; a very special friend, Gladys Tucker; a special family friend, Jim Baldwin; and a number of other relatives.

Graveside services will be held at 3:00 P.M. Thursday, June 18, 2020, at Forest Cemetery near Pioneer, LA, with David Walters officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Ralph Robinson and Son Funeral Directors of Pine Bluff.

A special thanks to Gail, also Chelsea, Chaplain Shaw and Tyler with Arkansas Hospice for the love and care they have shown to Mrs. Blackwood and our family.
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  • Service

    Thursday, June 18, 2020 | 3:00pm
    Thursday, June 18, 2020 3:00pm
    New Forest Cemetery
    Hwy 17
    FOREST, LA 71266
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  • Interment

    New Forest Cemetery
    Hwy 17
    FOREST, LA 71266
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email


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Paula Perry

Posted at 01:08am

so sorry about your mother. Prayers. Paula Perry( Davis).


Posted at 11:34pm
Laura I’m so sorry for the lost of your Mama.
My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
God bless you

Stephanie Ford

Posted at 01:20pm
She loved my son and he loved her. He remembered her putting the curlers in his hair. Im sorry for your loss if there is anything I can do please let me know.

Jeanette Insley

Posted at 01:37pm
Laura, I am so sorry to here of your mother passing. I remember all the good times that we had at your house and around. She was always a blessing to be around. Just know that mother and I are praying for you and your children. I know she will be missed but you know that she is happy.

Roy & Trish Ferrell

Posted at 08:32am
Mrs. Selma was a kind and gracious lady that always had the care and welfare of her children and grandchildren at heart.

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