Mrs. Blalock is the former Cheryl Hindman of Cedartown. She attended Cedartown High School. She is a homemaker and worked as a personal caregiver for 20 years.
Mr. Blalock is a Rockmart native and attended Rockmart High School, Southern Tech and Coosa Valley Technical College. He was employed as a daftsman at General Electric for 32 years.
The couple have three children, Darla Blalock of Rome, Craig Blalock of Rome and Dena Eddleman of Carrollton. They have three grandchildren.
They say the secret to the success of their marriage is having a sense of humor and having faith in each other.