Lavonia Moore Blackwell

August 9, 1928May 8, 2018

Lavonia M. Blackwell, 89, passed away on Tuesday, May 8, 2018 surrounded by family in Greenville, SC.

Born in Spartanburg on August 9, 1928, she lived most of her life in Greenville. She graduated from Greenville Tech School of Nursing in 1974 and worked many years as a registered nurse.

Lavonia is survived by her daughter and son-in-law Eleanor and Steve Hazle, her grandson Scott Hazle and his wife Barbara, her granddaughter Lindsay Waldrop and her husband Ben, and great-grandchildren Richard Baker and Ian and Abbey Waldrop. She is also survived by two much-loved sisters-in-law as well as special nieces and nephews. A service for the family will be held in the chapel of Taylors First Baptist Church on Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 1:00pm.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made to the Nursing Student Education Fund c/o Greenville Tech Foundation, 225 South Pleasantburg Drive, Suite E11, Greenville, SC 29607. The family wishes to express special thanks to the staff of Brookdale at Brushy Creek and Lutheran Hospice of Greenville.

Condolences to the family may be made at


  • Nurse Student Education Fund


  • Service for the Family Saturday, May 12, 2018

Lavonia Moore Blackwell

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