Brooks & White
P.O. Box 1135
907 Durham Road
Roxboro, NC, 27573
(336) 599-3171
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Rachel Briggs Blanks Carver
October 03, 1927 - January 14, 2018
Born in Person County, NC
Resided in Person County, NC
Friday January 19, 2018, 1:30-3 PM
Theresa Baptist Church
3919 Chub Lake Road
Roxboro, NC 27574
Friday January 19, 2018, 3 PM
Church Service
Theresa Baptist Church
3919 Chub Lake Road
Roxboro, NC 27574
Rachel Briggs Blanks Carver, 90, formerly of Roxboro, died Sunday, January 14, 2018. Born in Person County, she was the daughter of the late Willie Pleasant Briggs and Maggie Blalock Briggs. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Carnel Blanks; three brothers: Irving Briggs, Clifton Briggs and Lexie Briggs; four sisters: Eva Mooney, Iva Briggs, Leatrice Wrenn and Myrtle Bradsher; one daughter-in-law, Mary Blanks. Mrs. Carver was a member of Theresa Baptist Church. She retired from Collins & Aikman after 47 years.

Surviving are her children: Donnie Blanks and wife, Maria of Jupiter, FL, Penny Blanks Cozart and husband, Tommy of Roxboro and Jayme Carver Young and husband, Craig of Virgilina, VA; three grandchildren: Kris Blanks and wife, Tami, Jeb Young and Jacob Young; two great-grandchildren: Kristopher Blanks and Brady Blanks.

Visitation will be held from 1:30-3 PM Friday, January 19, 2018 at the Theresa Baptist Church and other times at the home of her daughter, Penny Blanks (3625 Chub Lake Road).

Funeral service will be held 3 PM Friday, January 19, 2018 at Theresa Baptist Church with the Rev. Herbert Brown officiating. Burial will follow in the Person Memorial Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Bruce Humphries, Ricky Clayton, Kippy Blanks, Donnie Hubbard, Justin Hubbard and Jonathan Hubbard.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Theresa Baptist Church Building Fund, 3919 Chub Lake Road, Roxboro, NC 27574.