Mable  Balkcom
Mable Balkcom

April 14, 1926 - November 24, 2018
Born in Tifton, GA
Resided in Waycross, GA


Mrs. Mable Balkcom, 92, died Saturday morning (November 24, 2018) at Baptist Village Retirement Communities.

She was a native of Tifton and lived most of her life in Jacksonville, FL before moving to Waycross. She worked as a salesperson at Sears where she retired after 27 years of service. She was a member of Sweat Memorial Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas N. “Tom” Balkcom; her parents, John W. Carter and Rosa Lee Eidson Carter; and three children, James Roger Kelley, Jackson Kelley, and Linda Bussell.

Survivors include a son, John Thomas Kelley of Darien, GA; ten grandchildren; numerous great grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

A graveside service will be held Wednesday (November 28, 2018) at Jacksonville Memory Gardens at 2:00 PM. The family will receive friends Tuesday evening (November 27, 2018) at Music Funeral Home from 5-7:00 PM.

Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at

Music Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.



Music Funeral Home
1503 Tebeau St.
Waycross, GA United States 31501
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Jacksonville Memory Gardens
111 Blanding Blvd.
Orange Park, FL US 32073
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
2:00 PM