SAMMIE LEE BLACKSHEAR, JR.
NOVEMBER 22, 1936---FEBRUARY 09, 2019
Services were held Saturday afternoon Feb. 16, 2019 @ 1 o'clock @ Stonehamvillie United Methodist Church , Co. Rd. 357 @ Co. Rd 304 off Hwy 105, Stoneham community, west of Plantersville, Tx.
Sammie was born to Sammie L. Blackshear and Mattie M. Blackshear, in the Stoneham area; He attended the local community school as well as the George Washington Carver school in Navasota, Tx.
Sammie married Sylvesta Robinson of Grimes Co. Tx., creating a blended family of six . During their early family years, they took up residence in the Allenfarm - Millican area, returning home to the Stoneham area and during his last five years residing in Navasota.
Upon his demise , Sammie was a Board member Trustee of the Stonehamville United Methodist Church. He was employed in the Pulp wood Mill industry of Southeast Texas.
He was predeceased by his parents, daughters, Johnnie M. Robinson and Sheronda "Jeannie" Blackshear; brothers, John, Charlie, Louis and Robert Blackshear; sisters, Willie R. B. Nickerson and Oletha Blackshear- Payne.
He leaves cherished memories with his children , Jerry Blackshear, Kati B. Rigsby, Leola R. Taylor and Leon Robinson; four grandchildren, two great grandchildren ; sisters, Joyce, Lucille, Linda & Gloria; brothers, Minor and Ronnie and other collateral relatives and friends.
Sammie was laid to rest next to his wife, Sylvesta in the City of Navasota ( Oakland ) Cemetery, Earl Frazier Section.