Funeral services for Wayne Blackwell will be at 10 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015, at Rose-Neath Funeral Home Chapel in Minden with Bro. Perry Anderson officiating. Interment will follow at Old Athens Cemetery in Athens. The family will receive friends from 5 until 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 13, 2015, at Rose-Neath Funeral Home in Minden.
Wayne was born May 26, 1938, in Athens and entered into rest Feb. 11, 2015, in Minden.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Landis and Nevella Blackwell; son, Kenny Blackwell; and stepson, Robby.
He is survived by his wife, Dena Blackwell of Athens; sons, John Blackwell and wife, T.T. of Minden and Jody Blackwell and wife, Janet of Arcadia; stepsons, Ricky Robinson and wife, Dawn of Shreveport and Bryan Robinson of Heflin; 10 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.