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Sarah Kelley Blackman
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    9707 E Easter Lane Suite B
    Centennial, SC 80112

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“Please accept our deepest sympathy on the passing of your loved one. Your family is in our thoughts and in our prayers. Mayor Minnie Newman and...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Mayor and City Council of Hanahan - SC

“I'm so sorry for your loss. ”
2 of 8 | Posted by: Barbara Snurr - Tazewell, TN

“Crystal, you are in my thoughts and prayers. I love you dear friend. ”
3 of 8 | Posted by: Marguerite Kirby - Moncks Corner, SC

“Crystal, My deepest condolences to you and your family. You are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
4 of 8 | Posted by: Kristine Guardino - Charleston, SC

“Crystal and family,My thoughts and prayers are with you. My sympathy in the loss of your Mom. ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: A friend

“Crystal, you and your family are in my prayers during this difficult time. ”
6 of 8 | Posted by: Beth Mathewes - Wadmalaw Island, SC

“Crystal, Steve and Uncle Steve So sorry to hear of Aunt Sarah's passing. Thinking of y'all during this difficult timeLove y'all Debbie ”
7 of 8 | Posted by: Debbie Shelby - Mt. Pleasant, TN

“Dear Steve, So sorry to hear of the passing of your mother. She did great things in her life and I know she will be missed by all that knew her. She...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Shirley Turner-Brewer - Vilonia, AR


Sarah Kelley Blackman, age 77, of Hanahan, SC, passed away on Thursday, August 17, 2017. She was born on February 23, 1940, in Columbia, TN and was the daughter of the late Hattie Kelley and Herman Kelley. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Charles Kelley, of Hampshire, TN.

She was a successful entrepreneur for many decades in the Charleston area. She was an avid bridge player. She also loved to travel with her family and friends. Italy held a special place in her heart. Known as "Nana", she loved spending time with her grandchildren.
She is survived by her daughter: Crystal Blackman of North Charleston; son: Stephen Blackman, Jr. (Robin) of Mount Pleasant; three grandchildren: Kaitlyn, Lauren, and Jordan Blackman of Mount Pleasant; former husband, Stephen Blackman of Johns Island; sister: Ann Chaney Barefoot of Columbia, TN; and many nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends at J. HENRY STUHR, INC., MT. PLEASANT CHAPEL, 1494 Mathis Ferry Road on Saturday, August 19, 2017 from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, August 20, 2017 at Stuhr Mt. Pleasant Chapel with Pastor Randell Blackman officiating at 3:00 pm. The burial will follow in the Mt. Pleasant Memorial Gardens.

Memorials may be made to the National Stroke Association at the website www.stroke.org <http://www.stroke.org>.