Melvin  Blalock


MR. MELVIN BLALOCK - Age 69, of Atlanta, Georgia and formerly of Dalton, Georgia passed away Friday, May 10, 2019 at Grady Hospital. He was born on June 8, 1949 in Dalton, Georgia to the late Woodrow Wilson Blalock, Sr. and Muriel Burse Blalock. He was employed at CVS Drugs for thirty-five years as a Pharmacist.
He is survived by his wife, Melbahu Ross-Blalock of Atlanta, Georgia; son, Melvin (Luwanda) Blalock, II of Savannah, Georgia; daughters, Karen Blalock, Elizabeth (Derrick) Benson of Dalton, Georgia; love sons, Winston Warrior, Dwayne Warrior, and Johnny Warrior; grandchildren, Destiny (Chad) McCloud, Alexandrea Blalock, Melvin Blalock, III of Atlanta, Georgia; Jacqueline Blalock, Xavier Benson of Dalton, Georgia; Brandon Grant, Olivia Blalock, Benjamin Blalock of Savannah; love granddaughter, Noemi Warrior; sister, Joann Harris; brothers, Woodrow Wilson Blalock, Jr., Jimmy Lee (Margie) Blalock, and Tim Pender; aunts, Allene Watson and Adel Tibbs; uncle, Walter Watson; nephews, Gregory (Eve) Blalock and Tony (Retha) Blalock; cousins, Jerome (Martha Ann) Watson and Doris Ann O'Neal; and a host of other cousins, relatives and friends.
Funeral Service will be held Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 1:00 P.M. at St. Mark A.M.E. Church, 3605 Campbellton Road, S.W., Atlanta, Georgia 30331, with Rev. Forest Dickey and other ministers officiating. The family will receive friends at Willis Funeral Home 2011 Martin L. King, Jr. Blvd. Dalton, Georgia 30721 on Wednesday Evening from 5:00 until 7:00 P.m. with Bishop Bennie Tibbs officiating. His remains will lie in state at the church on Thursday from 12:00 Noon until the funeral hour. Interment will be held on Friday at 11:00 A.M. at West Hill Cemetery in Dalton, Georgia. Arrangements by Willis Funeral Home, Inc., Dalton, Georgia.
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6 posts

Eva Stringer
Jul 08, 2019
Dr. Blalock was the best pharmacist I had the pleasure of working with at CVS. He gave it 300% everyday. He made working in a busy pharmacy go by so fast. I am just finding out that he transitioned. My heart is hurting about this one. May he continue to rest in the Arms of The Almighty.
Natalie Banks
Jul 08, 2019
Thank you for all of your encouraging words and laughter at CVS. You are truly missed.
Etta Hawkins, SW ATL pharmacist
Jun 18, 2019
This brother was a great mentor and community servant. I worked with him back in the 80's in Adamsville Plaza.. his spirit and good character shined through.... EbaeEbae.. Rest in power...
Juanita H. Gulley
May 17, 2019
Was sorry to hear of your love one passing He was such a wonderful person and he kept us laughing at South West Hospital in the pharmacy. May God bless you.

Mickey Pender
May 15, 2019
Forever appreciative of the family. Your kindness jump started my life. It all started on Barge Road. Thanks Addie, Pumpkin,Elizabeth and Kay.
Mickey Pender and Family.
cheryl walton mitchell
May 14, 2019
Rest in Peace dear friend. You will be often thought of with smiles and sadly missed.
God Bless and keep your family.....cheryl