Linda Meredith Blackman
Linda Meredith Blackman, 70, of Yorktown, Virginia, passed away in Riverside Regional Medical Center, on Thursday, February 10, 2022, after a long illness. She was born in Newport News, Virginia, to her parents Julian and Helen Meredith who preceded her in death in Carrollton. Also, she was preceded in death by her husband of seven years, Kenneth D. Blackman, and son Brandon D. Blackman of Yorktown.
She is survived by her son, Asa M. Blackman, and her siblings and their spouses: Vivian Flath of King George; Earl and Sherry Meredith of Hampton; Richard and Diane Scott of Carrollton; Dana and Peggy Meredith of Coats, North Carolina; and Joe and Brenda Floyd of Green Sea, South Carolina, and numerous nieces, nephews, and friends.
She attended Riverside and Deer Park Elementary Schools and was a graduate of Warwick High School, Class of 1970. Her former places of employment included Daily Press, NASA Langley, and Harbor Freight. She was a former church member of Temple Baptist, Ivy Farms Baptist, and Seaford Baptist churches.
Linda loved vacationing with her family and friends at beaches; she enjoyed making stained glass windows and other handicrafts and arts. She loved spending time at social gatherings with her family and friends, and she had a special place in her heart for the many pets she had over the years, especially her cats. Linda was very witty and had a good sense of humor.
Graveside services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 23, 2022, at the Peninsula Memorial Park, 12750 Warwick Boulevard, Newport News, VA. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the American Heart Association or to your local SPCA.
Arrangements are under the care of Peninsula Funeral Home, 11144 Warwick Blvd., Newport News, VA 23601.