|Birth: ||Dec. 15, 1918|
|Death: ||Dec. 30, 2006|
GREENVILLE ADVOCATE - 04JAN2007 - OBITUARIES - FAIRY L. BLACKBURN
Fairy Loretta (White) Blackburn, 88, of Coffeen, died 20Dec2006 at 1:20 p.m. at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.
Funeral services were held Tuesday at the Toberman-Dean Funeral Home in Coffeen with the Rev. Michael Bates & the Rev. Wayne Pierce officiating. Interment was in Mt. Moriah Cemetery, Coffeen.
Born 15Dec1918 in East Fork Twp., Mrs. Blackburn was the daughter of the late Stephen T. & Florence A. (Bone) White. She married George A. Blackburn on 06Feb1934 in Hillsboro. He preceded her in death in 1982.
Survivors include children, William T. Blackburn of Coffeen; Bobbie A. Blackburn of Ramsey; Norman Blackburn of Coffeen & Connie Hendrickson of Coffeen; 14 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren & 10 great-great-grandchildren; & a sister, Hazel Young of Coffeen.
She was also preceded in death by children, Janice K. Mesnard; George L. Blackburn; & an infant, Orville D. Blackburn; & 2 brothers, Vource White & Ralph White.
Mrs. Blackburn was retired from Hillsboro Glass Co., Hillsobor; Princess Peggy Sewing Factory & also owned a flower shop which she operated from her home in Coffeen. She had lived in the White Town & Coffeen areas her entire life. She was a member of the Mt. Moriah Baptist Church, Coffeen; Eastern Star, Hillsboro; Royal Neighbors, Coffeen & Senior Citizens of Coffeen.
Memorials may be made to the Mt. Moriah Baptist Church, Coffeen.
George A. Blackburn (1908 - 1982)*
Mount Moriah Cemetery
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Record added: Aug 23, 2011
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