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OBITUARY: Beatrice Blackmon

Beatrice “Bebe” Blackmon passed peacefully on May 17, 2023 at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst.

She was the daughter of the late Billy and Doris Capps of Rockingham.

She was born on April 18, 1941 and graduated from Rockingham High School in the class of 1959.

After graduation, she attended Wingate College and St. Andrews. She worked for 27 years at Hornwood, Inc. in Lilesville until she retired.

Bebe enjoyed NASCAR racing, trips to White Lake with her family, and monthly luncheons with her high school classmates.

She was a member of First Methodist Church in Rockingham.

Bebe was preceded in death by her parents, Billy and Doris Capps; her daughter, Angie Wiggins, and her husband, Keith Wiggins of Rockingham; and her son, Chris Blackmon of Hamlet.

She is survived by her brother, Carlyle Capps and his wife, Sue of Alameda, California; daughter-in-law, Rhonda Blackmon; grandchildren, Krystal Smith, C.J. Blackmon, Josh Wiggins, and Amber Wiggins; great-grandchildren, Jacob Smith, Karson Wiggins, Jameson Macko and Charley Macko; and her dear cousin, Elizabeth Hammer of Florida.

Visitation will be at Harrington Funeral Home in Hamlet Tuesday, May 23, 2023 from 6-8 p.m.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 24, 2023 at the First Methodist Church in Rockingham, with the Rev. Darrel Bowles officiating. Interment will follow at Eastside Cemetery.


The family will see friends from noon-12:45 p.m., prior to the funeral service, in the fellowship hall with light refreshments.

Memorials may be made to the First Methodist Church, P.O. Box 637, Rockingham, NC 28380.

Harrington Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the Blackmon family.

Online condolences may be made at harringtonfuneralhome.com.

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