Hazel Blackburn Anderson, 89, of St. Pauls died Tuesday September 29, 2020. She was born September 12, 1931 in Robeson County to the late Simeon B. and Mary Elizabeth Carter Blackburn. She worked for many years at the B. C. Moore store in downtown St. Pauls. A woman of faith, she attended the First Pentecostal Holiness Church of St. Pauls (also known as The Life Center). She was a very humble person who loved everyone. Hazel liked to go shopping and collecting “what nots” and she loved crossword puzzle books. She was preceded in death by her husband, John David Anderson; father and mother, Simeon and Mary Elizabeth Blackburn; sister, Jean Thompkins; brothers, Windel Blackburn, Bernice Blackburn and Edward Blackburn. She is survived by sisters, Mabel Garrett of St. Pauls, Joyce Thompkins and her husband Matt of Lumberton, Linda Jackson of St. Pauls, Mary Blake of Aberdeen, Kathy Dudney and husband Brice of Lumberton, and Sue Byrd and her husband Cecil of Fuquay-Varina; brothers, Loyd Blackburn and his wife Marilyn of St. Pauls, Charles Blackburn and his wife Marilyn of St. Pauls, Donnie Blackburn and his wife Debra of Lumberton; and many nieces, nephews, and great nieces and great nephews. A visitation is scheduled for Friday October 2, 2020 from 2:00 pm-3:00 pm at Tolarsville Baptist Church with a funeral service scheduled following the visitation at 3:00 pm with the Reverend Ray Faircloth, Sr. officiating. Burial will follow the service in Oak Ridge Cemetery. Arrangements by McNeill Mackie Funeral Home of St. Pauls.
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