August 3, 1948 - July 26, 2021
Charlene Marion Blaw of North Port, Florida passed away on Monday, July 26, 2021, at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center after a decline in health over the past 5 days. Charlene resided in Florida for 28 years with her late husband Joseph Ora Blaw where they spent much of their time boating on the waters. Charlene suffered a stroke in January of 2020 and has been living with her daughter Ruth and granddaughters McKenzie and Kayden in Danville, Virginia since March of 2020. Charlene was born August 3, 1948 in Providence, Rhode Island to the late Charles and Ruth Rogers. She was predeceased by Ora Blaw, her husband of 28 years. She is survived by and will will be sadly missed by her sisters Elizabeth Bucci (Jim) of Asheville, NC; Paula Ackryod (Peter) of Brighton, MI; daughter Ruth Miller of Danville, VA; sons, Bryan Jackson and Keith Jackson of North Port, Florida; step daughters, Vickie Davis (Don) of Stinnett, Texas and Jackie Blair (Brian) of Riva, MD; 20 grandchildren, Taylor, McKenzie, Brandon, Ashley, Alex, Bryan, Kayden, Dawn, Joey, Bonnie, Amy, Eric, Justin, Judy, Bryce, Jaden, Hailey and three that she took in Ashton, Lanie and Brock; 4 great grandchildren, Jocelyn, Caden, Landon and Ivy. Charlene will be remembered by her family and friends for her hard work, devotion, strength and unconditional love for all. Charlene was a Christian and loved to serve her fellow man. She obtained her associate degree from Johnson and Wales in 1968 and worked as an administrative assistant for over 30 years. Charlene was forced to retire from Quality Health Care in February 2020 following 15 years of service due to declining health. Some of her hobbies included reading, sailing and traveling with family and friends to create lasting memories. A celebration of life will be held in Burlington, North Carolina on Saturday, August 7 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints at 2:00 pm. The family will be receiving visitors prior to the start of the service from 1:00 P.M. to 2:00 P.M. Wrenn-Yeatts Memorial Funeral Home in Yanceyville is respectfully serving the Blaw family.
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