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Mary Elizabeth Polk Blackburn
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Birth: Dec. 1, 1903
Death: Jul. 20, 1992

Clarendon - Mrs. Mary Elizabeth (Lizzie) Blackburn, 88, of Clarendon died Monday night at Southeastern General Hospital, Lumberton.
Mrs. Blackburn was the widow of Samuel Hilton Blackburn. A Mount Holly native, Mrs. Blackburn was a daughter of the late Leondius and Mary Jane Griffin Polk.
Final rites were today (Thursday) at 3pm at Inman Chapel in Tabor City, by the Revs. Grover Faulk and Leroy Ward, with burial in Forest Lawn Cemetery.
Survivors include her sons, Paul Blackburn and Robert Blackburn of Whiteville and Charles Blackburn of Ocean Isle Beach; daughters, Thelma Spivey of Dublin, GA, Louise Graham of Clarendon, and Edith Watts of Tabor City; 21 grandchildren, 45 great grandchildren and eight great-great grandchildren.

Whiteville News Reporter
July 23, 1992 
 
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 Parents:
  Andrew Leondus Polk (1871 - 1933)
  Mary Jane Griffin Polk (1876 - 1919)
 
 Spouse:
  Samuel Hilton Blackburn (1900 - 1982)
 
 Children:
  Thelma Elizabeth Blackburn Spivey (1921 - 2002)*
  Louise Blackburn Graham (1923 - 2009)*
  Charles Vaston Blackburn (1925 - 2010)*
  Paul Ray Blackburn (1927 - 2004)*
  John Robert Blackburn (1930 - 2010)*
  Edith Grey Blackburn Watts (1933 - 1998)*
 
 Siblings:
  Lindsey Sylvester Polk (1889 - 1919)*
  Della Elizabeth Polk Abernathy (1894 - 1981)*
  Lula M Polk Looper Inman (1897 - 1976)*
  Jarvis D Polk (1899 - 1926)*
  Eliza Polk Falls (1902 - 1990)*
  Mary Elizabeth Polk Blackburn (1903 - 1992)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Forest Lawn Baptist Church Cemetery
Tabor City
Columbus County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Andrew Blackburn
Record added: Sep 18, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21642017
Mary Elizabeth <i>Polk</i> Blackburn
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Mary Elizabeth <i>Polk</i> Blackburn
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Mary Elizabeth <i>Polk</i> Blackburn
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My beloved great-grandmother
- Andrew Blackburn
 Added: Jan. 29, 2009
May the legacy of wisdom, hope and love which you created for your children and descendents always continue to burn bright! Rest in peace.
- Mackie
 Added: Dec. 18, 2007
 
 
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