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BLACKSHEAR, Bernie W. age 89, of Atlanta, GA passed June 25, 2019.

The Graveside Service Celebrating the Life of Mrs. Bernie W. Blackshear will be held on Monday, July 1, 2019 at 1:00 PM at Lincoln Cemetery, 2275 Joseph E. Boone, Blvd. NW Atlanta, GA 30314.  Rev. Curtis Lester, officiating.  Interment, Lincoln Cemetery.

Willie A. Watkins Historic West End Chapel (404) 758-1731

Mrs. Bernie W. Blackshear
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  • Thursday, June 27, 2019
    The staff of Willie A. Watkins Funeral Home will keep you and your family in our prayers.
    ~ Willie A. Watkins Funeral Home
  • Thursday, June 27, 2019
    I want to offer my condolences to the family and friends. It is a painful thing to lose a love one in death. Even Jesus, when on earth, wept over the loss of a love one (John 11:33,35,38). Allow Our Heavenly Father to comfort you through the Scriptures__ 2 Corinthians 1: 3,4 “Praised be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of tender mercies and the God of all comfort, 4 who comforts us in all our trials so that we may be able to comfort others in any sort of trial with the comfort that we receive from God” It is comforting to know that He calls death an enemy and promised to remove it forever__ “The last enemy, death, is to be brought to nothing” (1 Corinthians 15:26). He also promised to undo the effect of death by waking up all our love ones in the memorial tombs__ Isaiah 26:19 "Your dead will live...the earth will let those powerless in death come to life." I hope these words give all of you comfort.
    ~ VScott   GA
  • Thursday, June 27, 2019
    May Jehovah the God of all comfort be with the family. Psalms 83:18
  • Saturday, June 29, 2019
    My condolences to the Blackshear family. I am so sorry for your loss. I too have experienced the loss of a loved one. I hope the promise at Rev. 21:3,4 provides comfort to you during this very difficult time.
  • Thursday, June 27, 2019
    Condolences to the Blackshear Family in your time of grief. May God grant you peace during this most difficult time.
    ~ VE   LA
  • Saturday, June 29, 2019
    Dearest Family and Friends, Please accept my sincere condolences on the loss of your loved one. Jehovah God will soon undo all that death has caused and by means of a resurrection our loved ones will live again. (Acts 9:36-42)
    ~ Michelle
  • Thursday, June 27, 2019
    I am so sorry for the loss of your loved one and I would like to extend my deepest condolence to the family. May you find comfort in God’s words in (Matthews 5:5 )
    ~ joyceA   DE
  • Thursday, June 27, 2019
    I am very sorry to hear about Bernie's passing.
    ~ Lewis Simmons   Lithonia, GA
  • Saturday, June 29, 2019
    Our sincere condolences to all of you on the loss of your loved one. Please find comfort found in the words at Revelation 21:4 - And he (God) will wipe out every tear from their eyes (you and I), and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away.” May the God of all comfort provide your family the strength to cope with your loss. May this article bring you a measure of comfort: https://www.jw.org/en/publications/magazines/awake-no3-2018-nov-dec/
    ~ Shelly
  • Monday, July 1, 2019
    May you find comfort in knowing your loved one is resting safely in Jehovah's limitless memory. Psalm 147:4
    ~ Anderson Bro.Transportation LLC   Powder Springs
  • Thursday, June 27, 2019
    May the God of all comfort be with your family during your loss Rev 21:3/4
  • Sunday, June 30, 2019
    My sincere condolences for the loss of your loved one. Death is truly an enemy and soon Jehovah God will eliminate it permanently and resurrect those lost in death. In fact, he yearns to do so. It is his promise and he cannot lie. May his promise bring you comfort. (Job 14:14,15)
    ~ D Blatch
  • Friday, June 28, 2019
    Take comfort in the resurrection hope, spoken of at, Revelation 21:3,4 and Acts 24:15. For more comforting scriptures, please go to www.jw.org.
    ~ M Jones   LA
  • Friday, June 28, 2019
    I’m so sorry for your loss. In the Bible, Psalms 37:9-11 mentions that we have hope that all suffering will end, and this world will be done away with, and we can live in a new paradise earth with our loved ones. To learn more information, and to see bible scriptures about this topic, you can go to www.jw.org.
    ~ A Smith
  • Tuesday, July 2, 2019
    To the Blackshear family. I'm very sorry for your loss. May you find comfort in God's Word the Bible during this time of sorrow.
    ~ C. Childress   Millington, MI
  • Friday, June 28, 2019
    My sincere condolences goes out to the family during this difficult time. May you find a measure of comfort in God's promise at Revelation 21:3,4 where we look forward to a time when there will be no more pain and death any more.  You may also visit this website https://www.jw.org/en/bible-teachings/questions/
    ~ Hope
  • Saturday, June 29, 2019
    I am sorry for your loss. We have a sure hope of seeing our love ones again, because Jesus said at John 5:28,29 Do not be amazed at this for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out.
    ~ P. Smith   Carrollton, GA
  • Saturday, June 29, 2019
    Please accept my sincere condolences. Your family and friends can be a great source of comfort during such a grievous time. You can also find comfort from Jehovah the God of comfort. 2 Cor: 1: 3,4
    ~ Rhonda
  • Sunday, June 30, 2019
    May Jehovah the God of all comfort, comfort your family during this time of grief and sorrow. Death is something that effects us all but the Bible does provide comfort and hope at this time.-1 Corinthians 15:20-22 also John 5:28,29. I will pray for your family. Sorry for your loss. Please visit www.jw.org for more comfort and healing.
    ~ D Hall   Lawrenceville, GA
  • Sunday, June 30, 2019
    My condolences to the families (Psalms 23).
    ~ A   LA
  • Sunday, June 30, 2019
    My deep condolences on the loss of your loved one. This comforting article has helped many to cope with grief: https://www.jw.org/finder?wtlocale=E&docid=102018088&srcid=share
    ~ Grace A