Mar. 21, 1977 Jefferson City Cole County Missouri, USA
Jefferson City News Tribune, March 1977
James Lee Blackburn, 67, of 101 E. Newton Ave., Eldon, died Monday, March 21, 1977, at Charles E. Still Hospital, Jefferson City. Funeral services for Mr. Blackburn will be held at 2 p.m. today (Thursday) at Phillips Funeral Home in Eldon.
He was born Oct. 18, 1909, in Rook County, Kansas, to Clarence Lee and Rosa Myrtie Harris. He was married March 14, 1931, at Eldon to Ruby Kallenbach, who survives.
Mr. Blackburn managed an MFA plant at Fortuna many years and was with the MFA plant at Eldon several years. At the time of his retirement in 1976 he was manager at the Eugene Anchor Mill. He was a member of the Saline Valley Church of Christ.
In addition to his wife he leaves a son, James D. Blackburn, Birmingham, Ala.; two sisters, Mrs. Helen Apperson, and Miss Mary Blackburn, both of Eldon; and four grandchildren.
Bro. Murl Nash, Bro. Ted Sewell and Bro. James Frisby will officiate at the services. Burial will be in the Tuscumbia Cemetery.