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Elijah ("Sonny") Blocker, Jr.

January 27, 1950 ~ November 6, 2021 (age 71)


It is with deep and profound sympathy that we announce the transition of Mr. Elijah "Sonny" Blocker, Jr. who entered into rest November 6, 2021 at Aiken Regional Medical Centers.

Mr. Blocker, a native of Aiken County, was a member of Springfield Missionary Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Louise Blocker; one daughter, Shannon Blocker of Augusta, GA; two sons, Shaun (Tiffany) Blocker and Kenneth (Shanechia) Blocker both of Aiken, SC; his mother, Nancy Blocker; three sisters, Annie Pearl (Benjamin) McKenzie of New Ellenton, Eliza (Oscar, Jr.) Drummings of Aiken, SC, and Miriam (Talmadge) Pope of Augusta, GA; six brothers, Andrew (Lena) Blocker, Melvin (Debra) Blocker both of North Augusta, SC, James (Stephanie) Blocker, Thomas (Cheryl) Blocker, John Blocker, and Vydale Blocker all of Aiken, SC; 13 grandchildren; a host of other relatives and friends.

Graveside services will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday, November 13, 2021 at Springfield Missionary Baptist Church (Eureka.) Viewing will be held from 2:00 PM until 6:00 PM Friday at the funeral home. The service will be live-streamed via the G. L. Brightharp & Sons Mortuary Facebook Page.


Professional Services are under the care of G. L. Brightharp & Sons Mortuary-Aiken.

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November 12, 2021

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
G. L. Brightharp & Sons Mortuary
390 Beaufort Street NE, P.O. Box 3733
Aiken, SC 29801

Graveside Service
November 13, 2021

11:00 AM
Springfield Baptist Church
845 Springfield Church Rd
Trenton, SC 29847

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