Ms. Shirley Frierson Blandin, daughter of Morgan and Maddie Ruth Benjamin Frierson, was born August 5, 1936 in Effingham,SC. She departed this life on Wednesday, June 5,2019 at her home in Florence,SC after an illness."Shirley" as everyone would call her, attended Wilson High school but got her GED at Poynor Adult school. She was formerly employed at Marlow, Electric Motors and retired from General Electric after 25 plus years of service. She was married to Isaiah Blandin on May 31,1954 and to this union six children were born. She became a member of Meadow Prong Baptist Church at the age of 12 yrs old. While serving there, she was a member of the Usher Board, and sung on the Senior Choir and in the 1990's became a member of Monumental Missionary Baptist Church. She was a member of the Eastern Star. In addition to her parents Morgan and Ruth Frierson, she was preceded in death by her brother Wescott Frierson, sister Sarah Mae Davis, son Morgan Isaiah "Peewee" Blandin and brother Franklin "Smokey" Frierson.She leaves to cherish her memories; three sons Willie Nathaniel (Patcharin) Blandin of Effingham, SC, Frederick Rajah Blandin of Chino Valley, AZ, Laythop Stanley Blandin of Chula Vista , CA, two daughters; Myrtle B.(Charles) Nettles of Effingham, SC, and Elizabeth Ann(Charles) Dunham of Florence, SC. The family is receiving family and friends at 912 Ranch Road Florence SC 29506. Funeral Services will be held Wednesday June 12,2019 at 1pm at Monumental Missionary Baptist church. Services are entrusted in the professional hands of Backus Funeral Home,LLC.
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