AULANDER – Charles Robert Blowe, age 71, of the 200 block of Millennium Road, died Friday, November 26, 2010, at Pitt County Memorial Hospital in Greenville.
Mr. Blowe was born in Hertford County on September 19, 1939, a son of the late William Carlton and Bertha Futrell Blowe. He was a member of Millennium Pentecostal Holiness Church and was a retired millwright from what is now Evans Lumber Company in Lewiston, after many years of service. Robert was an Army veteran of the Vietnam Conflict.
Left to cherish his memory is his wife, Myrell Nichols Blowe of the home; his daughters, Dana B. Southard of Jacksonville, NC, and Donna B. Morris of Aulander, NC; his sons, Robert Jerome Blowe, also of Aulander, and James Carlton Blowe of Rich Square, NC; a sister, Annie Rae Hall of Severn, NC; and a brother Royce Blowe of Greensboro, NC. Also surviving are two grandchildren, Phillip Jeremy Bryant and Savannah Southard. Besides his parents, Mr. Blowe was predeceased by a step son, Kenneth Smith, and two sisters, Marion Joyner and Cora Mae Eagles.
A visitation will be held from 7:00 until 8:30 p.m. on Monday, November 29, 2010, at Millennium Pentecostal Holiness Church, and a celebration of life service will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, November 30, 2010, at Millennium Pentecostal Holiness Church, with the Rev. Taylor Lathan officiating. Burial will follow in Hall-Rogerson Cemetery with Military Honors.
Garrett-Jones Funeral Home is serving the Blowe family.