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 Ernest Laurens Blackerby

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Ernest Laurens Blackerby

  • Birth 3 Sep 1885 Grant County, Arkansas, USA
  • Death 22 Dec 1963 Watson Chapel, Jefferson County, Arkansas, USA
  • Burial Sheridan, Grant County, Arkansas, USA
  • Memorial ID 70191257

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.

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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.


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  • Created by: Susan
  • Added: 21 May 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 70191257
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ernest Laurens Blackerby (3 Sep 1885–22 Dec 1963), Find A Grave Memorial no. 70191257, citing Clement Cemetery, Sheridan, Grant County, Arkansas, USA ; Maintained by Susan (contributor 47103912) .