Clara Blackwell

Oakway – Clara Lee Grant Blackwell, 89, beloved wife of the late Paul Leon Blackwell, passed away April 10th, 2021 at Lakeview Assisted Living.


A native of Oconee County, she was the daughter of the late Albert W. Grant and Isabelle Bice Grant. Mrs. Blackwell was retired from Jantzen where she worked as a seamstress and was a member of Crossroads Baptist Church of Seneca. Clara had a great love for gardening and enjoyed sewing.


Survivors include sons, Randy Blackwell, Nicholas Blackwell (Jessica), Paul E. Blackwell; daughter, Cassie Blackwell; brother, Richard Grant; sister, Nellie Grant Durham; two grandchildren, Keith Blackwell, Pauline Blackwell; and seven great-grandchildren, Ryan Blackwell, Jacob Blackwell, Casey Barnes, Madison Woodberry, Emma Woodberry, Carter Crain, and Trinity Blackwell.


In addition to her parents and husband, she is preceded in death by two sons, David Blackwell, Roger Blackwell; sisters, Mary Grant Carter, Bonnie Grant McAlister, Betty Ruth Grant, and Linda Grant Murray.


A private funeral service will be held.


The family is at their respective homes. Flowers are accepted. Condolences may be expressed online by visiting