Mother Joanne Meggett Blocker, daughter of the late Joseph Meggett, Sr. and Clara Pollock Meggett, was born August 11, 1938, in Ballentine, South Carolina. She departed this life to be with the Lord on Friday, May 20, 2022.
Mother Joanne attended the public schools of Richland/Lexington Counties where she graduated with honors as Salutatorian from Richlex High School. She was employed with the Allied Chemical Corporation from which she retired after more than 35 years of dedicated service.
Mother Joanne gave her life to Christ at an early age. She was the "Church Mother" and member of New Beginnings Church of Our Lord Jesus Christ.
Joanne was a very positive and loveable person. She never complained, and always maintained a great faith in God. Mother Joanne was loved by all who knew her.
In addition to her parents, Mother Blocker was also preceded in death by a son, Mark Anthony Blocker; and three brothers, Cleveland, Joseph and Ervin Meggett.
Mother Blocker leaves precious memories to be forever cherished by her loving and devoted daughter, Clara Marie Blocker of the home; three loving and caring sons, Terry (LaFrancine) Blocker, Irmo, South Carolina, Kirby (Tawauna) Blocker, Columbia, South Carolina; and William Kenneth (Nevetta) Blocker, Lexington, South Carolina; two caring brothers, James “JW” (Shirley) Meggett, Irmo, South Carolina; and Michael Meggett, Lexington, South Carolina; four loving sisters, Doris Meggett, Irmo, South Carolina; Doreatha (Lorenzo) Mills, Lake City, Florida; Martha (Ronnie) Hill, Irmo, South Carolina; and Mary Meggett Reeves, Lexington, South Carolina; twelve grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren; two caring uncles, Roosevelt (Sarah) Pollock, Lawnside, New Jersey; Alton Meggett, Connecticut; three loving aunts, Mattie Nixon, Alice Pollock, both of Columbia, South Carolina; and Lillie Mae (Doug) Watson, Ohio; a host of nephews, nieces, cousins, and friends who will miss her dearly, but rejoice that she is resting with the Lord.