Graveside service for Mr. Mark Blackwelder, age 75, of Fayetteville, TN, will be conducted on Tuesday October 24, 2023, at 1 PM at Old Orchard Cemetery with Bro. Jason Caldwell officiating. A Masonic service will follow the visitation at noon at Higgins Funeral Home. Visitation with the family will be Tuesday from 10 AM until 12 PM at Higgins.
Mark was born September 15, 1948, in Lauderdale County, AL to the late Rev. M.O. and Margaret Qualls Blackwelder. Mark was a construction supervisor, Mark loved the outdoors and time fishing with his friends and family and was a member of the sportsman club, a member of the Masonic Lodge and a member of the Parks City Baptist Church.
Mark is survived by his son Mark Blackwelder, Jr. of Fayetteville, bonus daughter Vangie Holsted of Manchester, TN, sister, Janice (Charles) White of New Market, AL, brothers, David (Cindy) Blackwelder of Mulberry, and Murray (Carla) Blackwelder of Fayetteville; bonus grandchildren Breann and Blaine Holsted. Mark was preceded in death by his parents and wife Carol Blackwelder.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, Memorial Processing, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959.
Higgins Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Mr. Mark Blackwelder.