Julia Blount

In Memorial

Julia Taylor Blount, age 73, of 940 South 343, Shiloh, NC, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, August 23, 2013. She was born in Enfield, NC, the daughter of the late J. D. Taylor and Dorothy Lewis Taylor and was the wife of Alveston Gardner Blount of the residence. They were married fifty-three years. She was a member of Sawyer’s Creek Baptist Church and retired as the Administrative Assistant to the Camden County School Superintendent.

Besides her husband, she is survived by three sons, Jeffrey Blount and wife Theresa of Winterville, NC, Stuart Blount and wife Toni of Clinton, NC, and Brandon Blount and wife Bobbie of Shiloh, NC; one brother, James Clinton Taylor and wife Ann of Rocky Mount, NC; and eight grandchildren, Katelyn, Emma, Matthew, Jacob, Nicholas, Anna, Victoria, and Noah.

A memorial service will be held Tuesday, August 27, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Twiford’s Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Kevin Buzzard officiating. A private burial will be in Shiloh Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends Monday evening from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. at Sawyer’s Creek Baptist Church and following the memorial service the family will receive friends at the residence. Memorial donations may be made to The Shriners Hospital for Children, 403 East Front Street, New Bern, NC 28560 or the Camden Sheriff Charitable Foundation, c/o Towne Bank, Camden, NC 27921. Twiford Funeral Home, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City is serving the Blount family. You may express condolences to the family by visiting www.twifordfh.com.

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  1. Thmas B. Carr

    Jane and I were very sorry to hear that Judy died yesterday. I am sure it was a terrible blow to everyone in the family. Judy was very kind to my mother and I shall always remember her for that and the wonderful family reunion she and Al hosted at their home in Shiloh. She will be missed greatly. Tom Carr and Jane Gardner.

  2. Barbara A. Carr

    I want to extend my condolence to Judy’s family while I pray that your faith will provide and give you much needed peace through this difficult and unexpected transition of her life. I remember her as a kind and loving woman who lived her faith daily. She is fondly remembered for being ever present at family gatherings.She was always graceful and kind enabling her to befriend all.

  3. Darrin and Lisa Cutrell

    Our deepest sympathy for your loss. Ms. Judy was a special woman whom I’ve enjoyed emailing over the years “staying in touch” while out of the area code. I appreciate and remember many special moments from Ms. Judy over the years growing up. We will be absent Tuesday, but will keep the entire Blount family in our thoughts and prayers during this challenging time.

  4. Jeff Lawrence

    Jeff, Stuart, Brandon, and Mr. Al, I am so sorry to hear about Ms. Judy. Your family is continually in my prayers.

  5. Tia Turner

    Heartfelt condolences to the Blount family.. Brandon I will be praying for you. May God Bless You and Your Family… Deepest Sympathy… Tia Turner

  6. Michelle Rackley Meads and family

    Brandon,Bobbie and family, Keeping your family in our thoughts and prayers. May God wrap his precious arms around you during this difficult time and be with each of you in the coming days ahead. In His Love, Michelle and family

  7. Pam Best and family

    Stuart,Toni,Jacob,Nick and Anna, We are so sorry for your loss. Please know that you all are in our thoughts and prayers and do not hesitate to call if there is anything we can do. With Love, Pam and family

  8. Brenda Kee

    I’m sorry to hear about your mother’s passing. My heartfelt condolences go out to you and your family at this time.

    Brenda Kee

  9. Bobbi White

    Al, Jeffrey, Stuart, Brandon and families- Wayne and I are so sorry for your loss. Judy was a wonderful person and we count ourselves blessed to have known her. She loved each and every one of you with all her heart and she was so very proud of you all. The stars will be a little brighter now with Judy in Heaven. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

  10. Joy Sanderlin Cartwright

    Jeff, Stuart, Brandon and Al,
    You are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. I have fond memories from my childhood of Judy. May you find peace during this difficult time of grieving.

  11. Danny and Julie Ewell

    We are very sorry about your loss. May your heart heal with God’s healing hands. We are praying for your family.

  12. miriamjeralds

    Al and family, Melvin and I are so sorry to hear of Judy’s death. She was a
    wonderful person and a good friend to
    those who knew her. I imagine she and
    Darlene are having a great time now.

    Love, Melvin & Miriam Jeralds

  13. Linda McMullen McClintock

    Al and Family,
    I am deeply saddened to learn of Judy’s passing. She was a wonderful person with such a positive outlook on life. I enjoyed working with her at Topside and consulting with her at the school admin. office. She will be sorely missed. My prayers are with you all.

  14. Janet Burgess Bigney

    Sending lots of love and prayers to you all. Judy will be greatly missed but will forever remain in our hearts and souls.

  15. Marilyn St. Pierre and Jenna

    So sorry to hear of your mother’s passing……Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.

  16. Ida Vann

    Stuart, Toni, Jacob, Nick, and Anna. I am sorry for your loss. Please know that all of you are in my prayers. May the Lord continue to hold each of you in the palm of His hands….Ida Vann

  17. Penny Leary-Smith

    Thinking you and yours during your loss. May God Be with You during this trying time.

    Penny Leary-Smith
    Kelly Leary
    Cynthia Leary Hampton

  18. Rev. Robert C. Redmond

    Stuart, I know how hard it is to lose your mother. You and Toni, Jacob, Nick, and Anna are in my prayers. I will be in touch soon. May God’s love and strength surround you all in the days ahead. Love in Christ, Bob

  19. Veronika (Manning) Rohrscheib

    Al and family, I was so sorry to hear of Judy’s passing. She was a good friend and a wonderful person. She will be missed. My thoughts and prayers are with you and family.

  20. Donald Bobbitt


    Linda and I are in California visiting Dianna and her family and were shocked and deeply saddened to hear the news that Judy had passed away. We are sure that she is in Heaven and pray for the Good Lord’s blessings for all of you. We will certainly miss seeing Judy at Turkey Branch and family occasions!

    Donald and Linda Bobbitt

  21. Sharon Williams

    My deepest symphany to your family Mr. Stuart. You are in my thoughts and Prayers.

    Sharon Williams & Coharie Tribe

  22. George S. Garrick

    To Al and the Entire Family…
    I extend to all of you my condolences of Judy’s passing. I was notified by a mutual friend today and was in total shock to hear the news. Judy was an important part of our family, as was all of you, especially you, Al. You both were there for me when I lost my family, and I’m with you now with your lose. My heart goes out to all.
    With deepest and affectionate sympathy,

  23. Heather Kastanaras

    We are so sorry to hear this news. Please know you all are in our thoughts and prayers.
    With love,
    Heather, Jimmy, Brendan & Timmy

  24. Hugh and Mary Jo Carr

    Blount family,
    You are in our thoughts and prayers. God bless you and your family.
    Hugh and Mary Jo Carr

  25. Rickie and Alandra Williams

    In these times, words often seem inadequate. Yet, my husband and I want you all to know that our family will be praying for yours and extend our deepest sympathy. May the peace of God that passes all understanding give you comfort and encourage your hearts during this difficult time.

  26. Wendy Carr

    I am so sorry for the loss of your wife, mom, mother in law, grandmother and friend. My heart aches for each of you. Our Awesome God will get you through these difficult days ahead. Stuart and family, we will take good care of you when you return home. With love and deepest sympathy, Wendy Carr

  27. Ann Riggs Sawyer

    I was shocked to hear the sad news of Judy’s death. She was a kind and fun person. Whenever I called the school office for information to help someone, Judy was the one who went the extra mile and found what I needed. She was a tremendous help and I always enjoyed talking with her. May God’s peace and comfort be with you.

  28. M. I. Ferrell (Major)

    Family and Brandon. Thinking of you and your family during this time of your loss.

  29. Abby Massey

    Mr. Blount and family, I am deeply saddened to hear of the loss of your mother. Please know that I am thinking about you and will keep you and your family lifted up in prayer. God’s blessing upon you all.

  30. Jennifer, Barry & Tucker Oliver

    Mr. Al, Jeff, Stuart, Brandon & family, You are all in our thoughts & prayers. Ms. Judy always had a smile to give you & definitely had a heart filled with kindness. Love to you all, Jennifer

  31. Darlene Hegarty

    My deepest sympathy goes out to the Blount family. Brandon please know that you’re in my thoughts and prayers to give you strength through this most difficult time. And in the near future, your tears will be replaced with many rainbows of memories your mother left with you all. Take care.

  32. Stacee Carr

    Blount Family,
    May God’s love hold and keep you as you go through this time of loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
    SMS Guidance Department

  33. Sandy Basnight

    Judy was one of the sweetest ladies I know. Lots of regrets for not visiting more often. Many memories have been in my head, the fire department, snow storms and Lisa Lou & Essie Mae. I know there is a special place in heaven for her, where she is watching over all.

  34. JEB Stuart

    Al, Jeff, Stuart, Brandon, and family–we were so shocked and very saddened to hear of Judy’s death. She was a wonderful, wonderful person and always a joy to be with. Our thoughts and prayers are with you in this time of grief. JEB and Judi

  35. Liz and Troy Halstead

    Dearest Al, Jeff, Stuart, and Brandon,

    We were in shock hearing about Judy! It was only a little while ago when she was sitting in our living room laughing and exchanging experiences. Please know that all of you are now in our thoughts and prayers. e will see you at the visitation. ith our love,
    Liz and

  36. Evelyn Denning

    Our thoughts and prayers for your family. Judy was a very special lady. We have many wonderful memories. Evelyn and Rick Denning

  37. Margie Wilkins

    My deepest sympathy goes out to the Blount family. Brandon, Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers.

  38. Brad Hales

    Sorry for your loss. We are praying for God’s grace and comfort to ease your pain.
    In God’s Love

  39. Carol Jones

    Stuart, and family. Ms. Judy was a very special lady. I was shocked to hear of her passing. You and the rest of the family are in my prayers. If you need anything please don’t hestitate to contact me.

  40. jJames R. Byrd, Jr. & Jeanne Marie Byrd

    Brandon, Sorry to hear about the loss of your mother. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time you all are going through. God Bless You All!!!!!

  41. Anne and Kevin Jennings

    We are very saddened and so sorry for your loss. We remember Judy’s concern and kindness to Diana in her last days. We believe they can both rest and breathe easy now.

  42. Travis and Kathy Twiford

    Al, Jeffrey, Stuart and Brandon, Kathy and I are so sorry to hear of your loss. She brightened the lives of many people including ours.
    Travis and Kathy

  43. Jeff, Sarah and Luke Swartz

    We are so sorry for your loss. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers as you journey through the difficult days ahead. Let us know of anything we can do to help you. May God surround you with His healing peace.

    Love to all,
    Jeff, Sarah and Luke

  44. Dr. Wanda Dawson


    Sorry to hear of your lost. Please know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. Wanda Dawson

  45. Christal Berry

    I am so very sorry for your loss. I know the pain you are experiencing. I tried to stop by to see you (Stuart & Jeffrey specifically) but I just couldn’t. Just riding by & realizing what you are going through really hit home for me. Please know that you have been (and will continue to be) in my thoughts & prayers. Ms. Judy was a special lady and she will be missed by many. Just doesn’t seem right…

  46. Louis and Margaret Twiford

    Al and family, please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. We are so sorry and we wish we could have been with you today. This is when family and friends mean so much and we thank God for them.

  47. Tanya Leary Stockton

    My deepest sympathies to the family – husband, sons and grandchildren. Mrs. Blount was a wonderful woman and one of my mom’s closet friends. In addition, she was a second mom in the neighborhood to many, including me. As a teenager, her and I sat at her kitchen table and she listened as we discussed boys, college, etc. She was loved by many and will be missed by many. She truly made an imprint on many and I am better off for knowing her. Godspeed to her family and close friends.

  48. Karrie and Howard


    We were so saddened to learn of your mom’s passing. Please give your family our condolences, and know that we will continue to pray for your healing. Judy was such a lovely lady with a kind soul. For sure she is now with the Lord in Heaven above. We hope that provides you comfort in the coming days.

  49. Michelle (Jordan) Fox

    I am the grandaughter of Ms. Pauline Jordan and spent my summers in Shiloh. Mrs. Blount was one of my favorite people – always so sweet. I loved seeing her at church and visiting with her at her kitchen table. I visited several years ago but unfortunately Mrs. Blount wasn’t home. Oh how I wish she had been! I will treasure my memories of her. She was a very special lady! My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  50. Denise Gregory

    Dear Family,
    Just about an hour ago I was visiting with Faye Pugh as we had our vehicles worked on at Camden Shell. She mentioned Tanya was home for Judy’s funeral and my heart just sank. I didn’t know about her death. All the wonderful and fun times flooded my mind of being with Judy either riding back and forth from school (work) or all the time together because of church. She was one of the most loving , caring people I have ever known. We always joked about hearing Aunt Mae and Uncle Wiley in the house and now she has the chance to talk with them in person in that home prepared just for her.
    My love and prayers for peace and comfort to you all.

    In His Care,

  51. Elaine & John Mazur

    Al, Jeffrey, Stuart,Brandon and all your dear families, just know that the void you feel at this time has been felt by others so some of us can empathize and others sympathize, however it will do nothing to lighten your load. A wife and mother cannot be replaced, but may God grant each of you His grace for getting through such a difficult time. I will always remember that infectious laugh of hers. It tickled the “innerds” of so many; We all shall miss her!

  52. Gaynor & Spencer White

    Judy was so very special to me, both when I worked with her and as a friend. I never will forget her reaction when Travis told her she had to begin using a computer. I am sorry for this tragic loss of a person who loved life and especially those grandkids.

  53. Christie Pugh Sanders

    Al and family, I am so very sorry to hear of Judy’s passing. She was one of the sweetest persons I have ever known. I enjoyed working with her at the Board of Education and having her as a friend. She was a joy to be around.

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