Dorothy Blackburn

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Dorothy Blackburn, 86, of Lewisburg, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 29, 2014, in Marshall Medical Center.

Mrs. Blackburn was a native of McNairy County and was the daughter of the late Troy Hall and Lilly Smith Hall. She was a homemaker and a member of the First Assembly of God.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two husbands, Frank Simmons and Burnis Raymond Blackburn, along with two brothers and two sisters.

She is survived by four sons, Larry (Joyce) Simmons of Belfast, Dennis (Christine) Simmons of Beach Park, Ill., Dallas (Toni) Simmons of Diamond Bar, Calif., and Marty Blackburn of South Bend, Ind.; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services for Mrs. Blackburn will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 3, from the chapel of Bills-McGaugh Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Lone Oak Cemetery.

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Bills-McGaugh Funeral Home & Crematory is in charge of the arrangements.