Essie Jeter Blalock
1942 - 2021
Mayer Funeral Home
222 St. James St.
Georgetown, SC
Essie Jeter Blalock, 79, wife of George Robert Blalock, Jr., died peacefully at home Tuesday evening, September 28, 2021.

She was born in Columbia, SC, the daughter of David Gilliam Jeter and Vera Johnson Jeter. She is survived by her husband, a daughter, Elizabeth B. Gibson (Chad) and grandchildren, Brooks and Christopher, as well as a brother, David Gilliam Jeter (Nell) and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents, as well as two sons, George Robert Blalock, III and David Jeter Blalock.

She graduated from Dreher High School, where she was known as "Jeter the Jet" due to her athletic prowess. She graduated from the University of South Carolina with a BA in Business Administration.

She met her husband George on a blind date in 1964 and it was love at first sight. They married in December 1965, while George was finishing Medical School. They spent one year in Seoul, Korea and one year at Ft. Jackson while George completed his service obligation.

The moved to Georgetown, 1972, when George joined William Armstrong and James Forester to practice General Surgery.

Essie loved life and adventure - she was a sincere Christian, and never hesitated to share her story of redemption. She leaves a legacy of bold unapologetic Love - of family and of Jesus.

Memorial Services will be eleven o'clock Monday morning, October 4, 2021 at The Abbey of Pawleys Island. A reception will follow immediate after the service in the Library at the church. Burial will be private.

The family suggests memorials to: The Abbey of Pawleys Island, 46 Gathering Ln, Pawleys Island, SC 29585 or a charity of one's choice.

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The Georgetown Chapel of Mayer Funeral Home is assisting the family.
Published by Georgetown Times on Sep. 29, 2021.
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