McMillan Funeral Home

702 West College Street, Booneville, MS


Barbara Smith Blassingame

May 18, 1933June 17, 2019

Barbara Smith Blassingame, 86, passed away on Monday, June 17, 2019, at the Greenhouses at Traceway Manor. She was born in Moscow, Kentucky, on May 5, 1933 to Sidney and Jessie Smith. Barbara marriedthe late Kames Blassingame on December 27, 1953, in Memphis, TN. She worked as a legal secretary for John Ferrell, Floyd Cunningham and William Smith in Booneville, MS. She enjoyed fishing, gardening and spending time with her family. She was a member of the United Methodist Church.

Survivors include a son, Morgan (Pam) of Tupelo; a step-daughter, Carolyn Crowe of Memphis, TN; a step-son, Ernest Blassingame of Savannah, TN; a brother Henry Smith of Fort Mill, SC; and two grandchildren, Daniel Blassingame and Alex Blassingame.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, James Sidney Blassingame; a grandson, James Edward Crowe; five sisters, Annie, Ella, Mary, Jessie and Martha; and two brothers, Sid and Stephen.

A private family graveside service will be held on Saturday, June 22, 2019,at Oaklawn Memorial Gardens in Booneville, MS. McMillan Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at www.mcmillanfuneralhome.com.


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Michael Coggins

June 23, 2019

Morgan and family, please accept our condolences at this sad time. I know Morgan worked hard these last few years to be a loving, supportive son. What a great legacy your mom has set in him. Prayers and thoughts are with you all.

In sympathy,

Mike and Linda Coggins