Elonzo Blocker

Published 7:03 am Friday, April 6, 2012

June 26, 1926 –

April 4, 2012

Elonzo Blocker, 85, of Baconton, Ga., died April 4, 2012, at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital.  Graveside funeral services will be held Monday, April 9, 2012, at 11 a.m. at Floral Memory Gardens Cemetery. Rev. Chris Tuner will officiate.

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A native of Donalsonville, Ga., Mr. Blocker had resided in Baconton since 1976, moving from Camilla, Ga. He was a retired building contractor and a member of Lighthouse Ministries. Mr. Blocker was a World War II Navy veteran.

Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Margaret Blocker of Baconton; two sons and their wives, Dennen and Wanda Blocker of Baconton, Darren and Patricia Blocker of Stedman, N.C.; four daughters, Gloria Larkin and Cheryl Cross, both of Baconton, Patricia Stewart and her husband Steve of Albany, Ga., and Janice Hall and her husband David of Baconton; a brother, Nolan Blocker of Bainbridge; 12 grandchildren and 29 great-grandchildren

The family will receive friends Saturday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Mathews Funeral Home.

Those desiring may make contributions to Lighthouse Ministries, 2320 South Liberty Expressway, Albany, GA 31705.

Mathews Funeral Home of Albany is in charge of the arrangements.