(WADLEY) Faye Aikens Blackmon, 79, of Wadley died Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021, at her residence.

A graveside service will be Saturday, Sept. 4, at 9 a.m. at Shiloh Baptist Church Cemetery.

Mrs. Blackmon was born in Chambers County on May 14, 1942, to the late Hooper Aikens and the late Eunice Baldwin Aikens. She retired from Chambers County Home Health as a registered nurse and enjoyed sitting on her front porch watching the river go by.

She is survived by her husband, Tommy Blackmon; daughter, Jeannie Looser Hancock; four sons, Eddie Looser (Mary), John Looser (Becky), Tommy Blackmon (Diane) and Walter Blackmon (Laura); two sisters, Emma Blanks (Joe) and Ruth Davis (Frankie); brother, Rev. Floyd Aikens (Floy); 14 grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren; special caregivers, Jennifer Benefield and Jasmine Buttrum. She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Cleve Aikens, Frank Aikens, Dovard Aikens and Billy Aikens; and sisters, Loretta Brooks and Lorene Milner.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Shiloh Baptist Church or Compassive Hospice Care of Roanoke.

Jeff Jones Funeral Home, LaFayette.