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Ernest Laurens Blackerby
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Birth: Sep. 3, 1885
Grant County
Arkansas, USA
Death: Dec. 22, 1963
Watson Chapel
Jefferson County
Arkansas, USA

Pine Bluff Commercial
Pine Bluff, Jefferson County, Arkansas
Monday, December 23, 1963

Ernest L. Blackerby

Ernest Laurens Blackerby, 78, of Camden Road, died Sunday at his home. He was a retired farmer.

Mr. Blackerby was a native of Grant County. He had lived in Jefferson County a number of years.

He was a member of Amity Presbyterian Church in Grant County.
Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Etta Clement Blackerby of Camden Road; two daughters, Mrs. Truman Clement of Pine Bluff and Mrs. O. C. Ray of Oakland, Illinois; a brother, Ben Blackerby of Grapevine; a sister, Mrs., Henry Lee of Pine Bluff; and three grandchildren, Ernie Clement of Pine Bluff and Michael Ray and Tenna Jo Ray, both of Oakland.

The funeral will be at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday by Reverend Dale Gentry at Clement Cemetery. Burial will be by Ralph Robinson & Son Mortuary.

The following bio information was contributed by Martha Clement Lowman:

Ernest was the son of Joseph Larens and Mattie Ellis Blackerby. He was born and raised in Grant Co.. In their later years Ernest and Etta moved to the Watson Chapel area in a house trailer to be near their daughter Ernestine and he died there.

Etta was the daughter of Noah C and Virginia Lybrand Clement. She was born and raised in Grant Co.. After Ernest's death she moved to La Grange, Ill to be with her daughter Lorene and she died at her home.

They had two daughters, Ernestine Blackerby Clement and Lorene Blackerby Ray and an infant son who died in 1922. 
Family links: 
  Henrietta Clement Blackerby (1900 - 1988)*
  Lorene Blackerby Ray (1926 - 2013)*
*Calculated relationship
Clement Cemetery
Grant County
Arkansas, USA
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Record added: May 21, 2011
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Ernest Laurens Blackerby
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Ernest Laurens Blackerby
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 Added: May. 21, 2011

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