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Maria Francis Mefford Blackwell

  • Birth 1 Mar 1924 Glenarm, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA
  • Death 29 Mar 2012 Harrisburg, Saline County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Eldorado, Saline County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 87611695

Maria Francis Blackwell
Born in Glenarm, Illinois on Mar. 1, 1924
Departed on Mar. 29, 2012 and resided in Eldorado, IL.

Maria Francis Blackwell, 88, of Eldorado, passed away Thursday, March 29th, 2012 at Shawnee Rose Care Center in Harrisburg.

Maria was born in Glenarm, IL on March 1, 1924, a daughter of the late Julia F. (Dewitt) and W. A. Mefford.

She was a member of Land Street Church of God in Harrisburg.

She worked as a LPN in Branson, MO prior to retirement.

She was the widow of Harvey Leon Blackwell who preceded her in death.

Maria is survived by a son, David Arnold, of MO; a sister, Francis Garland, of Springfield and two grandchildren.

In addition to he parents and husband she was preceded in death by a son Billy Arnold and a sister Nellie E. Snowden.

Graveside Services at Wolf Creek Cemetery at 10:00 am on Saturday, March 31st, 2012 with Rev. Paul Taylor officiating.

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  • Created by: AZLITE
  • Added: 29 Mar 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 87611695
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Maria Francis Mefford Blackwell (1 Mar 1924–29 Mar 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 87611695, citing Wolf Creek Cemetery, Eldorado, Saline County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by AZLITE (contributor 47250882) .