Charlotte Williams Blackburn
Charlotte Williams Blackburn
  • August 27, 1928 - April 21, 2017
  • Tampa, Florida

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Charlotte Williams Blackburn, 88, of Tampa, passed away on Friday, April 21, 2017.

Charlotte was born in Anderson, SC to R. Stanley and Hattie Williams. She attended the University of Georgia in Atlanta before her marriage to the love of her life. She married C. Fred Blackburn on January 1, 1947 in Atlanta. She was a devoted wife and mother. She was involved in the United Methodist Women, Steven’s Ministry and while in Tampa, she was a docent at the Tampa Museum of Art.

Charlotte was preceded in death by her beloved husband and her brother Robert Stanley Williams, Jr.

Charlotte is survived by 3 children: Ted Blackburn and his wife Sara, Phil Blackburn and his wife Lesley and Janie Blackburn Norman and her husband Matthew Palmer. She is also survived by her 6 grandchildren (Ted Blackburn, Ben Blackburn, Matthew Blackburn, Meredith Blackburn, Chris Garda and Brian Garda). She is also, survived by her 5 great grandchildren and many beloved nieces and nephews.

Visitation will occur on Friday, April 28th from 6:00-8:00PM at the home of her daughter and son-in law. A grave side memorial service will be held at Oak Ridge Cemetery in Arcadia at 1:00PM on Saturday, April 29th.

Memorials may be made to the USF Foundation, Inc. and sent to the Byrd Alzheimer's Institute, 12901 Bruce B. Downs Blvd., MDC70, Tampa FL 33612, attention Daniel Minor.