13 March, 194613 January, 2021

Susan “Susie” Crow Blackwelder, 74, of Greer, wife of Edward Blackwelder, died peacefully at home on Wednesday, January 13, 2021.

Susie was born on March 13, 1946 to Norwood and Doris Windborne Crow in Greensboro, NC.

Susie will be remembered for her radiant energy and heart of gold. She was known by family and friends as the life of the party, the “cool” mom, and the loyal listening ear. Even though her chronic illness kept her homebound during her last few years of life, she was the opposite of a homebody. She loved traveling to Myrtle Beach with her girlfriends for “Beach Week”, shopping (especially for groceries), dancing and helping others. Susie was a loving wife to her husband, and nurturing mother for both her own children, and the children in the neighborhood. Susie was an excellent cook and could whip up a hot meal for any occasion. She loved to entertain, and enjoyed hosting the local bridge club at her home, especially during the holidays when her home was decorated with her collection of Santas, ceramic village and Christmas trees.

Surviving in addition to her husband Edward are her daughter, Natalie Smith and husband Rod of Pink Hill, NC (grandsons, Wesley and Worth); sister, Dori Hummel and husband Jerry of Carnesville, GA; four nieces, two nephews, and a special caregiver, Mike Hutto of Greenville. She is preceded in death by her son, Christopher Blackwelder, parents, Norwood and Doris Crow, and sister, Barbara Kirkpatrick.

A celebration of life will be conducted at a later date.

Mackey Funerals and Cremations at Century Dr.


No public services are scheduled at this time. Receive a notification when services are updated.



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Leslie Sekerchak

22 January 2021

You have always been and will forever be my mama! Im gonna miss you so much! I love you!

Sherry McLamb

22 January 2021

Dear Ed and Natalie, I have so many fond memories of Susie! I first met her back in 1981. I lived just a few doors down from her in the townhomes on Blue Bird Ct. in Raleigh, NC. Until she moved out of her townhome, she was like a second mother to me. I learned so much from her. She was pregnant with Natalie while she was my neighbor. She was the cutest pregnant lady I'd ever seen! And Natalie was the sweetest baby! I would sometimes babysit for Susie to run errands. When I got married in 1983, you guys came to the wedding. I have some great pictures I'd like to share with you, most of them are of Natalie! And, I remember her smile. Boy, could she light up a room! I believe now she is in Heaven, no more pain, no more sorrow. I hope to see her again one day. Please let me know when you have a celebration of her life. If I can, I would like to attend. Love you guys, Sherry McLamb

Toni Tagert

21 January 2021

We have had a joyous friendship. So many happy times from 5th grade to GHS. Bought you your first Pabst Blue Ribbon beer on your 18th birthday March 13, 1964. I was 7 months pregnant when I was a bridesmaid in your wedding when you married George. We have had so any wonderful times at the Sands Beach Club and Mariners condos. Eddie was such a good sport when we stayed in the hot tub naked bringing us drinks. So long my good friend and I hope you enjoy dancing on the boardwalk up in heaven. I will surly miss you, my dear friend. Love Toni and Edgar

Linda Foushee Miskovich

19 January 2021

We had so much fun growing up..attending College Place United Methodist Church. Walking home from Lindley Elementary School and stopping at Wolfe's Drug Store for a Cherry Coke. You will be missed my Friend and you have gained your Angel Wings. Love Linda.

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