James “J.L.” Lee Blackwell, 63, of Parsons, passed away on Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at Vanderbilt Medical Center. Mr. Blackwell was born on Aug. 4, 1957 in Memphis, Tenn. He was preceded in death by his parents, James Loyce Blackwell and Hazel Cottrell Blackwell and a brother, Bryan Blackwell. Mr. Blackwell was retired from Century Electric and attended Darden Pentecostal Church.
He is survived by his son, Jimmy Don (Jennifer) Blackwell of Sardis, Tenn.; daughter, Sabrina Blackwell of Parsons; brother, Larry (Alice) Blackwell of Parsons; sister, Debbie Goodman of Kentucky; eight grandchildren, Kaylee Stephens, Jillian Blackwell, Chaslin Capley, Raleigh Blackwell, Sara Stephens, Zeke Blackwell, Adyson Stephens and Eli Capley; and several relatives and friends.
Visitation will be Thursday, April 22, 2021 from 5-9 p.m., Friday, April 23, 2021 from 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. and Saturday, April 24, 2021 from 8 a.m. - 11 a.m. all at Darden Pentecostal Church in Darden, Tenn.
Funeral services will be Saturday, April 24, 2021 at 11 a.m. at Darden Pentecostal Church with Bro. Ronnie Parrish officiating. Burial will follow at Darden Cemetery.