Mrs. Blackburn was preceded in death by her parents, Turlington A. and Louise F. Lee.
She is survived by her husband, Bill Blackburn; son, Ramey Powell of Raleigh; daughters, Julye Graham and husband, Charles and Jennie Elias and husband, Jerry all of Raleigh; grandsons, Tony and Alex Elias; sister. Becky Williford and husband, Lewis of Fuquay-Varina; nieces, Shannon Tarpey and Samantha Williford; 4 great nieces and nephews also survive.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service, from 12:00 noon – 1:00 p.m. on Friday at Thomas Funeral Home and other times at the home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, 10005 Lake Wheeler Road, Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526.
Arrangements by Thomas Funeral Home. Condolences may be left at www.thomasfuneral.com