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Opal Irene Eames Blackburn
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Birth: Jan. 21, 1907
Almo
Cassia County
Idaho, USA
Death: Nov. 13, 1995
Porterville
Tulare County
California, USA

Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Church of Jesus Christ Latter-day Saints on East Morton Avenue, in Porterville for Opal I. Blackburn, 88, of Porterville.
Mrs. Blackburn died Monday in Porterville.
Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Wednesday at Myers Chapel and 9 a.m. to noon Thursday at the church on East Morton Avenue.

A native of Almo, Idaho, Mrs. Blackburn was a resident of Porterville for 54 years. She was a homemaker for 69 years, a member of the church and the Porterville Senior Citizens group.

She is survived by four sons, Alva "Bud" of Pennsylvania, Bill of Lihue, Hawaii, and Bob and Tom Blackburn, both of Porterville; six daughters, Jean Durtschi of Logan, Utah, Veva Reeves of San Diego, Betty Kanaday of Bakersfield, Anita "Deda" Robins of Eden, Utah, Marilyn Higham of Logan, and Linda Mauldin of Japan; 59 grandchildren; 130 great-grandchildren, four great-great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, George "Al" Blackburn in 1985. Porterville Recorder, Nov. 13, 1995
 
 
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 Parents:
  Robert James Eames (1857 - 1937)
  Lucy Knight Eames (1863 - 1948)
 
 Spouse:
  George Alva Blackburn (1906 - 1985)
 
 Children:
  Edward Carl Blackburn (1934 - 1935)*
  Douglas James Blackburn (1941 - 1942)*
 
 Siblings:
  Emma Elizabeth Eames King (1880 - 1986)*
  Alonzo Eames (1882 - 1904)*
  Robert Eames (1885 - 1931)*
  Lucy Stout Eames Zimmerman (1887 - 1975)*
  Alice Eames Ward (1890 - 1952)*
  Ruby Isabelle Eames McMullin (1892 - 1976)*
  William Henry Eames (1894 - 1981)*
  Marion Stephen Eames (1897 - 1898)*
  George Washington Eames (1899 - 1919)*
  Viola Katherine Eames Harris (1901 - 1981)*
  Mary Larenna Eames Shurtleff (1905 - 1975)*
  Opal Irene Eames Blackburn (1907 - 1995)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Vandalia Cemetery
Porterville
Tulare County
California, USA
Plot: Blk A, Sec 144, #1
 
Created by: Nancy Stout
Record added: Jan 28, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 104305410
Opal Irene <i>Eames</i> Blackburn
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Opal Irene <i>Eames</i> Blackburn
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Opal Irene <i>Eames</i> Blackburn
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