Eva Rae Blackwell Martin

Walhalla, SC — Eva Rae Blackwell Martin, 78, of Walhalla, passed away Thursday, September 12, 2019, at her home.


A native of Westminster, SC, Ms. Martin was the daughter of the late Dewey Wilson Blackwell and Nellie Jane Gray Blackwell Farmer. She retired from the Oconee County School District. Ms. Martin was of the Church of God Faith.


Ms. Martin is survived by her sons: Douglas Martin (Lisa) of Lancaster, SC and Keith Martin of Walhalla, SC; daughters: Lori Young (Earl) of Starr, SC and Melissa Pressley (David) of Walhalla, SC; grandchildren: Jennifer Mitchell, LeAnn Schmuck (Trey), Emily Bethea (Tyler), Ryan Martin, John Pressley (Sarah) and Hannah Bass (Ben); eight great-grandchildren; and ex-husband and beloved friend: Donnie Martin.


In addition to her parents, Ms. Martin was preceded in death by her sisters: Faye Schumacher and Gloria Moore.


The family will receive friends from 1:00-3:00 PM, Sunday, September 15, 2019, at Davenport Funeral Home.


A private graveside service will be held for the family.


Flowers are accepted or memorials may be made to Prisma Health Hospice of the Foothills, Attn: Foundation Office, 298 Memorial Drive, Seneca, SC 29672.


The family is at the home of Melissa and David Pressley, 110 Dons Lane, Walhalla, SC 29691.

Davenport Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.