OBITUARY

Mary Emily Blackmon

March 2, 1939July 19, 2013

Mary Emily Blackmon, 74, of Lubbock took the hand of the Lord on Friday, July 19, 2013 and went to her eternal home. Chapel services for Mary will be at 11:00a.m. on Tuesday, July 23, 2013 in Resthaven’s Abbey Chapel with Dr. Keith Wiseman officiating. Burial will follow in Resthaven Memorial Park. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 PM on Monday the 22nd at the funeral home.

Mary was born on March 2, 1939 in Davidson, Oklahoma to Nute and Shine Barnett. She attended New Home High School with her husband, Leon Blackmon, graduating in 1957. She went on to attend Texas Women’s University and Texas Tech. Mary and Leon were married in Lubbock on August 16, 1958. She worked at American State Bank in Lubbock for 28 years.

Mary is survived by her husband, Leon; two sons, Michael Blackmon and Tim Blackmon (Veronica); daughter, Amy Richmond (John); seven grandchildren; one great grandson; and her brother, James Robert Barnett (Dorothy). Condolences may be offered at www.resthavenfuneralhome.com

Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Visitation Monday, July 22, 2013
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, July 23, 2013

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Officiating
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Dick Rogers

July 23, 2013

Leon, on behalf of our family, we want to extend our deepest sympathies to you and your family on the loss of your loving Mary Emily. My Mother and Father loved both of you very much and thought the world of the two of you. God bless and comfort you during this time.

Sincerely,

Dick and Cathy Rogers

Shawn, Heidi, Brett, Brady & Kaden Juhl

July 23, 2013

Blackmon's, we love you guys and are thinking of you daily in this time of loss. We don't have the words, but we have prayers and we are sending them daily!

July 22, 2013

Leon, It is with deep compasssion and understanding,that I offer my condolences and prayers for you and your loved ones at this time of your loss. If i can be of any help or comfort to you and yours in these dark hours of grief, please do not hesitate to call. KENNETH D. WEST

July 22, 2013

Leon, we are so sorry for the loss of your beautiful, wonderful lady. Our thoughts are with you and your family. Nathan and Maxine Rich

Rich & Colene Olsen

July 22, 2013

So sorry to hear the news of the loss of your Mom. Our prayers go out to you and your family and may the good Lord watch over all of you in this time.

Jerry Glines

July 22, 2013

Tim & Veronica,

We are so sorry to hear about your loss...please know our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.

Jerry & Cheryl Glines

July 22, 2013

Sorry to hear about your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Gregg Devault and family

July 22, 2013

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

DeLores Maxwell

July 22, 2013

Amy,
My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

July 21, 2013

Mary was a special lady WE ARE SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS DAVID/MIMI MADDEN WE ARE PRAYING FOR YOUR FAMILY