First Posted: 1/9/2009
MOUNT AIRY Ms. Mildred Faye Blackmon Wall, 80, of 254 Critz St., Mount Airy, passed away Thursday, Jan. 8, 2009, at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem. She was born Oct. 15 1928, in Surry County to the late Elzer and Margie Childress Blackmon. She was retired from Renfro Corporation and was a 1945 graduate of Franklin High School. Ms. Wall was a member of the Golden Circle Sunday School Class of Calvary Baptist Church and was a member for over 50 years. Surviving are a daughter and son-in-law, Sherry and Phillip R. Hiatt of Mount Airy; two sons, James Dale Wall and Steve Wall, both of Mount Airy; 10 grandchildren and four spouses, Eric Hiatt of Greensboro, Chris and Lori Hiatt of Mount Airy, Stephanie and David Ross of Winston-Salem, Emily and Shawn Combs of Cana, Va., Jessica Wall of Mount Airy, Melissa and Scott Joyce of Walnut Cove, Sarah Wall, Caleb Wall and Jacob Wall, all of Gainsboro, Tenn., and James Dale Wall II of Lakemoore, Ill.; six great-grandchildren; and a sister-in-law, Laviel Blackmon of Fayettville. In addition to her parents, Ms. Wall was preceded in death by a brother, Raymond Blackmon. Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 11, 2008, at Moody Funeral Home Chapel of Mount Airy conducted by the Rev. Chris Dotson. Burial will follow in Skyline Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Moody Funeral Home. Flowers will be accepted, or memorials may be made to Calvary Baptist Church, 314 S. Franklin Road, Mount Airy, NC 27030. Online condolences may be made at www.moodyfuneralservices.com.