Kathleen M. Blackwell, loved the beach

February 13, 2024

Kathleen M. Blackwell of Seaford passed away Saturday, Feb. 3, 2024. She was born Nov. 22, 1959, in Salisbury, Md., daughter of the late Linwood Lacy and Mary Catherine (Motter) Blackwell. 

Katie enjoyed making crafts, cooking, baking, spending time with family, and hanging out with her animals, Smokey, Gerdy, Tipsy and Kitty. She also loved going to the beach and lying out in the sun, and seeing bluebirds, ladybugs and butterflies. 

Katie was preceded in death by her parents; her sister, Evalyn; and brothers, Baby Ronald, Donald and Little Linwood. She is survived by her children, Jerry Baker, Terry Baker, Kevin Baker and Samantha Liller. She is also survived by her brother, Guy Blackwell (Alice); her sister, Catherine Hearne (Billy); her grandson, Jaden Baker; her nieces, Christina Andrews and Mary Andrews; her nephews, Marshall Fitzsimmons and Jeremiah Andrews; five great-nieces; four great-nephews, and one great-great-niece.

Services will be private. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to her children.

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