Obituary for Judy Blake Hartsell of Carthage 

Judy Blake Hartsell, 73, of Carthage, NC passed away on Friday, April 8, 2022 at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst.   

Judy was born April 25, 1948 in Montgomery County, NC to the late Jesse William Blake and the late Grace Alice Burr Blake. 

Judy graduated from West End High School in 1966.  She earned a Registered Nursing Degree from Sandhills Community College and worked at FirstHeatlh Moore Regional Hospital.  Later in her nursing career, she became a contract nurse in Kodiak, Alaska, Florida, California, and Highlands, NC.  She also worked as a home health nurse. She was a member of Deep Creek Baptist Church.    

She is survived by her children Joy Dykstra (Richard) of Anchorage, Alaska, Jeffrey Hartsell (Stella) of Northport, FL, and Samuel “Jason” Hartsell of Carthage, NC; three grandchildren Joshua and Nicholas Hartsell and Jesse Dykstra; a brother Wayne Blake (Wanda) of West End, NC; sisters Betty King of Southern Pines, Brenda Maness of Eagle Springs, Hilda Graham (Larry) of Aberdeen, NC and Helen James of Rockingham, NC.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Samuel C. Hartsell; two brothers Jesse William Blake, Jr., and Tony Henderson, and a sister Naomi Blake.

A celebration of life for both Sam and Judy will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers please consider memorial donation can be made to Deep Creek Baptist Church,

Online condolences may be made at  

Services entrusted to Boles Funeral Home of Southern Pines.    

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