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Mr. Dennis Lee Blackwell, Age 65, Dahlonega


Mr. Dennis Lee Blackwell, age 65, of Dahlonega passed away Wednesday, March 13, 2019.

Mr. Blackwell was a native and lifelong resident of Lumpkin County. He was born on May 17, 1953 to the late Carl and Margaret Sullens Blackwell.  In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his grandson Tylor Massey, brother James Blackwell, and niece Jill Tolbert.  Mr. Blackwell drove many miles to provide for his family as a truck driver and he was a member of Living Waters Church.

Survivors include his wife Janice Blackwell; daughters and sons in law Shelia and Brian Groves, Pendergrass; Sirena and Clint George, Dahlonega; sisters and brothers in law Barbara and Randy Zidler, Savannah; Patsy and Lewis Ford, Homer; grandchildren Tiffany Savage, Jacie George, Keli George; niece Crystal Stephens and nephew Victor Ledford.

Funeral services are scheduled for 2:30 PM Saturday, March 16, 2019 at the chapel of Anderson-Underwood Funeral Home.  The Rev. Tim Sullens will officiate. Interment will follow in Philippi Baptist Church Cemetery.  The family will receive friends from 11:00 AM until the service hour on Saturday. 

In lieu of flowers the family request, because of Dennis’ love for science, that contributions be made to the Lumpkin County High School science department.

To share a memory of Dennis or a condolence with the family visit

Anderson-Underwood Funeral Home of Dahlonega, formerly Banister Funeral Home.

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