|Birth: ||Jan. 13, 1907|
|Death: ||May 28, 2005|
Article published May 29, 2005
Emma M. Blackburn
Emma M. Blackburn, 98, died Saturday, May 28, 2005. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Monday at Greenhill Funeral Home. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home chapel, with burial in Mount Zion Cemetery.
Article published May 30, 2005
Emma M. Blackburn
Emma M. Blackburn, 98, of Florence, passed from this life to eternal life with her Savior on Saturday, May 28, 2005.
Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Monday, May 30, 2005, at Greenhill Funeral Home. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Greenhill Funeral Home chapel, with burial in Mount Zion Cemetery. Officiating at the service will be Ellis Coats and Clifford Miles.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Miley Blackburn.
She was a member of Darby Drive Church of Christ and was baptized in 1921. She was employed at Wilson School for 28 years as manager of the cafeteria. She was a loving mother and grandmother, and in living her life, all were able to see Jesus in her.
She is survived by her son, Robert Blackburn; daughter, Louise Blackburn Frye; daughters-in-law, Shelby Hill Blackburn and Cleo Spencer Blackburn; 14 grandchildren and a large number of great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Buddy Blackburn, Gordon Blackburn, Bobby Clingan, David Frye, Steve Frye and Bobby Frye.
Honorary pallbearers are elders and deacons of Darby Drive Church of Christ.
A special thank you to all of Station No. 4 at Mitchell-Hollingsworth.
Greenhill Funeral Home, of Florence, is directing.
William Newton Purser (1881 - 1961)
Alice Dennis Purser (1886 - 1918)
Miley Corbit Blackburn (1896 - 1968)
Elwood Blackburn (1923 - 1985)*
W C. Blackburn (1925 - 1927)*
James Blackburn (1927 - 1929)*
Robert Cecil Blackburn (1930 - ____)*
Emma Mae Purser Blackburn (1907 - 2005)
Mable Buelah Purser Moore (1909 - 2003)*
Willie Irene Purser Baker (1913 - 1992)*
Annie Tabotha Purser Kidd (1914 - 2001)*
William Tennis Purser (1920 - 2004)**
Mount Zion Church of Christ Cemetery
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Record added: Jun 11, 2007
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