ALCOLU - Samuel Blackwell, 61, died on Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017.

He was a son of the late Leon Blackwell Sr. and Rachel Witherspoon Blackwell.

Funeral services for Mr. Blackwell will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday at Harmony Presbyterian Church, Alcolu, with the Rev. Dr. Franklin D. Colclough Sr., moderator, officiating, and the Rev. Mary R. Hagen, the Rev. Otis Blackwell and Elder Stanley Durant assisting. Burial will follow at the church cemetery.

The family is receiving friends at the home of his brother and sister-in-law, Paul and Elma Blackwell, 1106 Howell St., Manning.

These services have been entrusted to Samuels Funeral Home LLC, Manning.