Patsy Lou Walker Blackburn (2018-10-03 17:33:08)

Patsy Lou Walker Blackburn, age 77, of Hays, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Tuesday, October 2, 2018.

She was born January 3, 1941 in Wilkes County to Thomas and Beatrice Walker. She was a graduate of North Wilkes High School class of 1960. Patsy worked in the textile industry for over 35 years. She had a strong Christian Faith and love unconditionally. Mrs. Blackburn was a devoted mother, grandmother, sister and friend. Mrs. Blackburn was preceded in death by her parents; and brothers, William “Bill” Billings and Thomas “Tommy” Walker; brother-in-law, Luther Perry; and son-in-law, Tony Foster.

Surviving are her four children, Brian Scott Blackburn and wife Sandra of Roaring River, Penny Foster Wyatt and husband Rick of North Wilkesboro, Sherri B. Hamby and husband Mike of Wilkesboro, Ricky Lee Blackburn and wife Sue of North Wilkesboro; brother, Dock Walker and wife Shelby of Galax, Virginia; sister, Judy Perry of Hays; sister-in-law, Ellen Walker; nine grandchildren; five great grandchildren.

Funeral service will be held 2:00 p.m. Friday, October 5, 2018 at Round Mtn. Baptist Church with Rev. Roger Jennings and Rev. Jason Wiles officiating. Burial will follow in Mountlawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at Round Mtn. Baptist Church from 1:00 until 2:00 p.m. on Friday, prior to the service. Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Mountain Valley Hosipce, 688 North Bridge Street, Elkin, NC 28621. Miller Funeral Service is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be made to