|Birth: ||Jan. 8, 1912|
|Death: ||Oct. 18, 1985|
Elizabeth 'Betty' Blackford, 73, of 3381 Midway Road, a lifelong resident of the Midway & Alburnett areas, passed away at 6:05 p.m. Friday, 18 October 1985 at St. Luke's Hospital in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
She was born the daughter of Hubert & Edith Blackford on 8 January 1912 in Linn county. On 25 October 1932 at Kahokee, Missouri, she was married to John L. Blackford.
Mrs. Blackford was a graduate of Alburnett High School & was co-owner of Blackford Motor Service in Midway for 43 years until retiring in 1970. She was a member of Midway Homemakers Club.
Surviving in addition to her husband, John Lincoln are a daughter, Norma Zumr 0f Cedar Rapids; her mother, Edith Blackford of rural Alburnett; a grand-daughter, Carol Grommon; a grandson, Jason Grommon; a brother, Ralph Blackford of Marion; & a sister, Vivian Peterson of Marion. She was preceded in death by her father & a sister, Thelma Boegel.
Services: 11 a.m. Monday 21 October 1985 at the Murdoch Chapel in Marion, Ia.
Conducted by: Rev. Eugene F. McDaniel of the Toddville Free Methodist Church
Organist: Bethel Sylvester
Bearers: Alvin Haehlen, Ivan Schutzman, Larry Entwisle, Larry Sylvester, Ted Olinger & Duane Barnhart
Interment: Dunkard Cemetery
Hubert Hiram Blackford (1887 - 1981)
Edith L Gerlach Blackford (1890 - 1919)
John Lincoln Blackford (1906 - 1987)*
Thelma Langley Boegel (1906 - 1970)**
Elizabeth Blackford (1912 - 1985)
Ralph Hubert Blackford (1923 - 2007)**
Midway (Linn County)
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Created by: Janet
Record added: Nov 16, 2012
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