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.

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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