Ridout's Gardendale Chapel

2029 Decatur Highway, Gardendale, AL


LaJae F. Blackmon

December 3, 1929March 14, 2020

LaJae F. Blackmon, age 90, of Madison, Alabama passed away on Saturday March 14, 2020. LaJae was born December 3, 1929. She is survived by her two sons Anthony and Greg Blackmon, daughter in law Kathy Blackmon, granddaughters Haylee and Lindsay Blackmon and numerous nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her husband of 49 years Joseph T. Blackmon. She worked for Carraway Methodist Hospital in Birmingham before moving to Madison , Alabama in 1992.

A celebration of life visitation for LaJae will be held Tuesday, March 17, 2020 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Ridout's Gardendale Chapel, 2029 Decatur Highway, Gardendale, AL 35071. A celebration of life service will occur Wednesday, March 18, 2020 from 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM, 2029 Decatur Highway, Gardendale, AL 35071. A burial will occur at Oakwood Memorial Gardens, 2100 Moncrief Road, Gardendale, Alabama 35071.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.ridoutsgardendalechapel.com for the Blackmon family.

PLEASE NOTE: In accordance with the Jefferson County Health Officer suspending public gatherings due to the risk of infections of COVID-19, effective Tuesday, March 17, 2020 persons attending visitations and funeral gatherings will be limited to 25 individuals at any given time, we will assist with complying with this ordinance to ensure you and your families are protected. We appreciate your cooperation during this difficult time.


  • Celebration of Life Visitation Tuesday, March 17, 2020
  • Celebration of Life Service Wednesday, March 18, 2020


LaJae F. Blackmon

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