Judith Garland Blalock
Judy left this earth to go to her permanent home with the Lord on September 7, 2016. She will be dearly missed by her beloved husband of 53 years, Bruce Blalock (Rome), her daughters, Tara Proctor (Rome), and Debra Blalock (Atlanta), and grandson, Jarrett Proctor (Rome) whom she adored.
Judy was born to the late A.T. and Ruby Garland on February 19, 1942 in Marion, N.C. She graduated from Harding High School in Charlotte, N.C., and South Eastern College of Beauty Culture, Inc. Bruce and Judy moved to Rome in 1970, at that time they joined Fellowship Baptist church where she served on several committees. She served as the Director of Chieftain Acts of West Rome High School for many years. Her desire was always to be a wife, homemaker, mother, and grandmother. Her passions were cooking, entertaining, and helping anyone in need. She was an amazing cook, hostess, and friend. Judy gave tirelessly to others throughout her years.
Judy was preceded in death by her parents, infant Daughter, Beth, and her Brother Richard “Bud” Garland. She is survived by her husband, daughters, and grandson, brother Gene (Lydia) Garland, Mt. Airy, NC, sister Shirley “Fefe” Daniels, Davidson, NC, brothers and sister-in-laws, several nieces and nephews, extended family and special friends.
The family will receive friends Monday, September 12th at Fellowship Baptist Church, 314 Burnett Ferry Road, Rome, GA 30165 from 5:00 till 7:00 pm. A funeral service will be held immediately after, officiated by Dr. Dale Levan and Reverend Rex Lynn.
Interment will be Tuesday, Sept 13th at Oaknoll Memorial Garden, 2549 Shorter Ave, Rome, GA 30165 on Tuesday at 11:00 am. Flowers will be accepted or contributions can be made to Fellowship Baptist Church in her honor
Daniel’s Funeral Home has charge of the arrangements. Please visit our website at www.daniels-funeralhome.com to share memories and post tributes.