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Ruby Ellen Dodson Blackburn
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Birth: Apr. 23, 1919
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Mar. 23, 2008
Fraziers Bottom
Putnam County
West Virginia, USA

Charleston Daily Mail (WV) - March 24, 2008
Deceased Name: Ruby Ellen Blackburn
Mrs. Ruby Ellen Blackburn, 88, of Pliny passed away Sunday, March 23, 2008, at CAMC General Hospital following a long illness.

Ruby was born on April 23, 1919, to the late Matthew and Ruby Wright Dodson in Memphis, Tenn. She was a homemaker and attended Harmony Baptist Church, Southside.

Ruby is survived by her loving husband of 70 years, Fred N. Blackburn; daughter, Mollie B. Bailey and her husband, James Van of Bethel, Ohio; son, Fred T. Blackburn and his wife, Carol, of Fraziers Bottom; grandsons and their wives, Matthew R. and Stacy Bailey of Bethel, Ohio, Tommy and Lynn Blackburn of Winfield, and Kyle W. Blackburn of Eleanor; great-granddaughter, Madison Elizabeth Bailey of Bethel, Ohio; great-grandson, Ethan Thomas Blackburn of Winfield; sisters-in-law, Eleanor Blackburn of Stanville, Ky., Beatrice Justice of Pikeville, Ky., and Betty Butcher and her husband, Eugene, of Pikeville, Ky.; and very special friends, Mr. and Mrs. William Stover of Pliny.

Funeral service for Ruby will be noon Wednesday, March 26, at Thacker Funeral Home, 745 Hambley Blvd., Pikeville, Ky., with Pastor Monty Foster officiating. Friends may call one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Anna Young Cemetery, Pikeville, Ky.

Friends may also call from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Chapman Funeral Home, 3624 Winfield Road, Winfield. Online condolences may be made at

Chapman Funeral Home, 3624 Winfield Road, Winfield, is in charge of the arrangements. 
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  Fred N. Blackburn (1917 - 2011)*
*Calculated relationship
Annie E. Young Cemetery
Pike County
Kentucky, USA
Created by: S. Burdett
Record added: Jul 03, 2010
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Ruby Ellen <i>Dodson</i> Blackburn
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Ruby Ellen <i>Dodson</i> Blackburn
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 Added: Apr. 17, 2011

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