Dennis Lee Blackwell

Resident of 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, and Sirena and Clint George, Dahlonega; sisters and brothers-in-law Barbara and Randy Zidler, Savannah, and Patsy and Lewis Ford, Homer; grandchildren Tiffany Savage, Jacie George, and Keli George; niece Crystal Stephens and nephew Victor Ledford.

Funeral services were held March 16, 2019 at the chapel of Anderson-Underwood Funeral Home.  The Rev. Tim Sullens officiated.  Interment followed in Philippi Baptist Church Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers the family requests, because of Dennis’ love for science, that contributions be made to the Lumpkin County High School Science Department, 2001 Indian Dr., Dahlonega, GA 30533.

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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Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 36,
Dahlonega, GA 30533

Phone: 706-864-3613
Fax: 706-864-5812