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James Albert Blackburn
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Birth: Aug. 18, 1948
Tiptonville
Lake County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Apr. 2, 2011
Tiptonville
Lake County
Tennessee, USA

Dyersburg Funeral Home Obituary
Dyersburg, TN
April 4, 2011

James Albert Blackburn, 62, of Tiptonville, died Saturday, April 2, 2011 at Dyersburg Regional Medical Center.

He was a plumber, member of Harmony Lodge #184, avid Hunter and Fisherman, he was a Baptist, former Public Works Director and Fire Chief for City of Tiptonville for many years.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the Tiptonville Chapel of Dyersburg Funeral Home with Bro. Don Reel officiating. Burial will be in Tiptonville City Cemetery.

The family will receive visitors from 5:30-8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.

Survivors include his wife, Betty Blackburn of Tiptonville; three daughters, Melissa Newsom of Nashville, Karen McCarver of Metropolis, IL. and Ginger Blackburn of Tiptonville; three sisters, Betty Honea of Newbern, Peggy Eddins of Mobile, AL. and Daisy Blackburn of Martin; ten grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and three step-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Chester and Thelma Kelly Blackburn.

Pallbearers will be Jimmy Burrus, Chris Burrus, Dustin Simmons, Jerry Simmons, Dwayne Haggard and Curt Chilsom.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Chester Glen Blackburn (1915 - 1999)
  Thelma Jane Kelly Blackburn (1920 - 1987)
 
 Sibling:
  James Albert Blackburn (1948 - 2011)
  Daisy Bernice Blackburn (1952 - 2016)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Tiptonville City Cemetery
Tiptonville
Lake County
Tennessee, USA
 
Created by: D & J Cloninger
Record added: Apr 04, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 67881371
 

Thank You Sir for all your years of service to the community of Tiptonville. May God Bless You, rest in peace!
- D & J Cloninger
 Added: Apr. 4, 2011
 
 
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