Melinda Isley Blackman

13 novembre 19491 janvier 2021

Melinda Isley Blackman, 71, passed away Friday, January 1, 2021.

Born November 13, 1949 in Guilford Co., NC, she was a daughter of the late C.A. and Mary East Isley.

A devoted wife, loving mother and a true child of God, Melinda was a member of Pineville Church of the Nazarene. She dearly loved children and worked at Primrose Daycare and later at Pineville Child Development Center. A den leader for Pack 214, she enriched the lives of all who knew her, and will be missed by all, she leaves a legacy of love.

Melinda was predeceased by a son, John Jr.

Survivors include her husband of 51 years, John Blackman; 4 sons, Matthew Blackman (wife, Michelle), Derek Blackman (wife, Paula), Jared Blackman and Adam Blackman (wife, Jessica); 9 grandchildren, Courtney Blackman, Chandler Hull, Ryan Hull, Bailey Blackman, Zach Blackman, Hailey Blackman, Connor Blackman, Wesley Blackman and Laura Blackman; a brother and his family, Michael Isley (wife, Carolyn), their daughter, Angie (husband, Doug) and children, Micah and Abbie; 2 sisters-in-law, Brenda Nichols (husband, Neil) and Nancy Parsons; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Services are planned for 4:00 pm Thursday, January 7, 2021 at the Pineville Church of the Nazarene, 8614 Pineville Matthews Rd., Pineville, NC 28226. Friends may visit with the family one hour prior to the services at the church.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Online condolences may be made at www.mcewenderitachapel.com.


  • John Blackman, Husband
  • Matthew Blackman (Michelle), Son
  • Derek Blackman (Paula), Son
  • Jared Blackman, Son
  • Adam Blackman (Jessica), Son
  • Mary East Isley, Mother (deceased)
  • Charles Archie Isley, Father (deceased)
  • John Blackman Jr., Son (deceased)
  • Michael Isley (Carolyn), Brother
  • Brenda Nichols (Neil), Sister-in-law
  • Nancy Parsons, Sister-in-law
  • Courtney Blackman, Grandchild
  • Chandler Hull, Grandchild
  • Ryan Hull, Grandchild
  • Bailey Blackman, Grandchild
  • Zach Blackman, Grandchild
  • Hailey Blackman, Grandchild
  • Connor Blackman, Grandchild
  • Wesley Blackman, Grandchild
  • Laura Blackman, Grandchild


  • Visitation

    jeudi, 7 janvier , 2021

  • Funeral Service

    jeudi, 7 janvier , 2021


Melinda Isley Blackman


Evelyn Cannady-Stecher

6 janvier , 2021

Oh Johnny, I am so sorry to hear about Melinda. She was certainly a good wife and devoted Mother. Love the picture of you two. Haven't seen you two since Brice passed away. Take care of your self and with all your family, I'm sure you will be watched over.


Evelyn Windle Cannady-Stecher

Brian and Eleanore Johnson

4 janvier , 2021

Melinda, We had less than a moment in your life, yet you made us feel welcomed and special. Thankyou for sharing your family with us. Thankyou for loving our daughter and grandchildren. Thankyou for your warmth and caring. We truly wish we had had more time. You are a true Lady. God Bless you.

Claudia Walker

3 janvier , 2021

We have been Mrs. Blackman's neighbor for many years. She was a wonderful and kind lady. She loved her family so much and was happiest when she was with them. We will miss her greatly.