Nettie E. Blackwelder

January 19, 1935 - March 19, 2020

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Nettie Elizabeth Blackwelder, age 85, of Ruston, LA passed away March 19, 2020, in Ruston.  She was born in Ruston on January 19, 1935, to Clarence and Lorraine Risinger. Nettie was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church.  She played the organ at Emmanuel and other churches for a number of years.  She also was aContinue Reading

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Nancy and Mike Collie left a message on March 23, 2020:
Philip and Teresa: Your mother was an extremely gifted lady. We loved, Mrs. Betty and will always cherish the friendship we shared through the years. We loved hearing her play; she taught our daughter piano and some of our most treasured paintings are watercolors done by her. You both are in our thoughts and prayers during this most difficult time. May God sustain you and give you peace that only He can provide.
Tracie Ellerman left a message on March 21, 2020:
I am so sorry for your family's loss. I enjoyed seeing her artwork and hearing the wonderful piano playing as I visited Princeton Place. She was an extremely talented lady!
Kilpatrick Funeral Homes left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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