|Birth: ||Jul. 23, 1920|
|Death: ||Dec. 22, 1996|
Sanford K. Blackburn Sr., 76, died Sunday, Dec 22, 1996.
A native of Habersham County, Mr. Blackburn was a son
of the late William P. and Bessie Stephens Blackburn. A graduate of Baldwin High School and a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, he was a member and past master of Cornelia Lodge 92 F&AM, a member and past president of Mountaineer Shrine Club, a member of Yaarab Shrine Temple, Atlanta and was a Scottish Rite Mason. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Cornelia were had been a deacon and was past chairman of the deacon board, chaired the Benevolence
Committee, and was a member of the Personnel Committee and the Southern Baptist Men's Bible Class. He owned and operated Cornelia Grocery and retired as city manager for Cornelia.
Burial will be in Yonah Memorial Gardens.
Survivors include his wife, Carlton W. Blackburn, Cornelia; a daughter, Kay B. Snyder, Southaven, Miss.; a son, Sanford "Kim" Blackburn Jr., Dacula; a sister, Lena Blackburn, Cornelia; five grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.
Yonah Memorial Gardens
Created by: Elizabeth Olmstead
Record added: Oct 28, 2007
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