Henry N. Blackburn Jr.

October 29, 1923July 17, 2013

Henry N. Blackburn, Jr., 89, of Saks, died Wednesday, July 17, 2013, after a brief illness. Henry served in the military during World War II and returned home to marry the love of his life, Lera Marie Clark.

He is survived by his wife, Lera Clark Blackburn; two sons, Steve Blackburn and Glenn (Belinda) Blackburn; two brothers and two sisters.

Mr. Blackburn was preceded in death by his parents, Henry N. Blackburn, Sr. and Florence Jones Blackburn; one son, Larry Blackburn; three brothers and one sister.

Pallbearers will be Jerry Clark, David Blackburn, Art Watkins, Greg Jones, Lester Boiling and Tony Haynes.

Honorary Pallbearers will be the Saks Baptist Church Perryman Sunday School class, and P.K. Brooks.

The family has requested that in lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in his memory to the Saks Baptist Church.

Funeral services will be 11:00 am, Friday, July 19, 2013 at Gray Brown-Service Chapel with Rev. Daniel Harper officiating. Burial will follow at Ragan’s Chapel Cemetery in Ohatchee. The family will receive friends from 10:00-11:00 prior to the service at the funeral home.


  • Visitation Friday, July 19, 2013
  • Funeral Service Friday, July 19, 2013

Henry N. Blackburn Jr.

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Joanne & Randy Harcrow

July 24, 2013

Glenn, we have just heard about Henry's passing.He was a fine man and will be missed by many.He's catching the big fish now.You and the family will be in our prayers.

Jack G. Davis

July 19, 2013

My prayers go out to the Blackburn family your Dad was a good friend and he will be missed by many.

July 19, 2013

Glenn, Please know we are thinking of you Belinda and your family.
Kay Brown

Edgar Solis

July 18, 2013


Our prayers are with you and your family.

Dennis Jones

July 18, 2013

You all are in our prayers. My dad (Roy Jones) thought highly of him. He always considered him one of his best friends and valued his friendship.

Milton & Diana Kennedy

July 18, 2013

Our prayers are with your family

Charlotte Darden

July 18, 2013

Always kind and patient with his sister Dorothy,we will all miss him a lot. I know he is in heaven and if they can go fishing in heaven , that's where he is.Saying I'm sorry I know will not help but just remember he is whole again and feeling no pain or discomfort.Love,hugs to you all

Pat Smith

July 18, 2013

With love and prayers for the family. May God be with you all.

Cheryl Third Carroll

July 18, 2013

Steve and sorry to learn of the passing of ur r in our thought and prayers!

Cooper & Sandra Turner

July 18, 2013

We will certainly miss "Uncle Jr." Many happy memories. He & Dad are probably catching crappie in Heaven.