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Deacon Cordell Blockson Passes

 

Deacon Cordell Blockson

Deacon Cordell Blockson was born in Winnsboro, LA, on April 11, 1950. His parents were Doris Weber and Mr. Clarence Blockson. His family moved to Monroe, LA, when he was just a young boy. There he formed a lifelong friendship with the Carter family, especially the Carter brothers. They were playful, mischievous young boys, and young Cordell earned his fighter reputation with them. At the tender age of 7, he experienced his first crush for a young girl named Etta Faye Carter, the sister of his newfound friends. Blockson attended Carroll High School then entered the Job Corps, where he earned...



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