Mrs. Juanita “Blackie” Blackburn

Mrs. Juanita “Blackie” Blackburn, 87, of Corning, AR., passed away Friday, October 18, 2019 at Arkansas Methodist Medical Hospital in Paragould, AR. Mrs. Blackburn was born in Elsinore, MO., on December 9, 1931. She was employed by Johansen Shoe Factory her hobbies included quilting, doing word searches, and cooking many meals. She was of Baptist Faith.

She is survived by her husband Elmo Blackburn three children John E. Lane of Pocahontas, AR., Keith Lane of Corning, AR., Diane Taylor of Corning, AR., two brothers Burton Eddington of Datto, AR., Irvin Eddington of Doniphan, MO., three sisters June Swan of Datto, AR., Barbara White of Maynard, AR., Brenda Eddington of Datto, AR.; fifteen grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren and several great-great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a husband, parents Eddie and Anna Eddington her two sons Larry Lane and Don Lane two brothers Charles Eddington and J.W. Eddington five sisters Jane Sullivan, Ruth Wigger, Til McDowell, Elenora Eddington, and Virginia Lopez and a granddaughter Mary Anna Lane.

Funeral services was conducted Monday, October 21, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. in the Ermert Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Roger Hovis officiating. Burial followed the services at Johnston Cemetery in Reyno, AR. Visitation was held Sunday, October 20, 2019 from 6:00–8:00 p.m.

Clay County Courier

810 N Missouri Ave.
P.O. Box 85
Corning, Arkansas 72422-0085
(870) 857-3531