Hope E. Blackwelder


SALISBURY, N.C. — Hope Ella (Rousseau) Blackwelder left us to be with Jesus on May 7. She passed away unexpectedly at Rowan Regional Hospital.

She leaves behind her five children, Johnathan Cox, Joshua Rousseau, Faith Rousseau, Patience Rousseau and Sampson Cote; her brothers and sisters, Veronica Grady, Anthony Rousseau, Ann Rousseau-Ramsdell, June Devoe and Marc Rousseau; her mother, Etta Brown; and several nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles.