OBITUARY

Mary Katherine "Kathy" Blackwell

December 10, 1940August 26, 2013

Mary Katherine “Kathy” Blackwell, 72, of Midland passed from this life on August 26, 2013 in Lubbock, Texas. She was born December 10, 1940 in Cuero, Texas to Bill and Venice (Waters) Sibley.

She married William Blackwell, June 23, 1985 in Midland, Texas. She attended Odessa College and received her RN degree in 1973. She was a charge nurse in the surgical unit at Midland Memorial Hospital for many years. Mary Katherine had a servant’s heart and will be remembered for her generosity and eagerness to go above and beyond to help others and her compassion for animals. She was loved by many and will be deeply missed.

She was preceded in death by parents, two brothers, Lamar Tolson and W. L. Sibley.

She is survived by her husband, William, sons, David Bruce and wife Diana Blackwell, Ronnie Paul and Karen Blackwell and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She is also survived by son, Steve Elvin York of Midland, daughter Kathy Ann Bobbitt and husband Roy of Odessa, and five grandchildren, Will Hodges, Jordana Hodges, Nathan Bobbitt, Kyle York and Scout York as well as four great-grandchildren, and also survived by her sister-in-law, Patricia Sibley, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Family will receive friends, Wednesday, August 28, 2013 from 5pm to 8 pm at Frank W. Wilson Funeral Directors.

Graveside will be 2:30pm Thursday, August 29, 2013 at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Memorial service will be 4:30pm Thursday, August 29, 2013 at First Baptist Church in Midland officiated by Andy Hill.

Contributions may be made to the SPCA. Services are entrusted to Frank W. Wilson Funeral Directors.

Services

  • Visitation Wednesday, August 28, 2013
  • Funeral Service Thursday, August 29, 2013
REMEMBERING

Mary Katherine "Kathy" Blackwell

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Genie Cass

September 11, 2013

Bill - I am so sorry for your loss. May you find comfort and peace.

September 4, 2013

I am so sorry for your loss. I worked with Kathy for many years at Midland Memorial. She was a amazing women and so love and will be greatly missed. My thoughts & prayers go out to your family. God Bless
Shawnda Thompson

Kay Tucker

August 31, 2013

Kathy Ann, I've always loved your family! I'm so sorry for your loss. She was a special lady, my prayers are with you and your family.

Jim Hansen

August 31, 2013

God's Blessing upon you and your family during this difficult time.

kirstie,debbie elrod,rogers

August 30, 2013

kathy was a sincerely great person i came to know her through scout york she was a great grandmother. Our deepest condolences.

Carol Moses

August 29, 2013

Kathy was always a very kind, thoughtful person and always had a smile for everyone. She was serious when she needed to be but she was also a lot of fun and her laugh was contagious. Kathy will be missed by many.

Melanie Brooks

August 29, 2013

Kathy..you are now a part of God's bigger plan and are wrapped in his arms of peace and love. Bill we have your family in our thoughts and prayers. We will see her one day again. Bill she wasa great and loving wife, mom, and friend. We will miss her and will always rememeber her.
Melanie/Bob Brooks

Margaret Williams

August 29, 2013

Precious Kathy...always a smile for everyone whether it was at the hospital or COM. Such a good grandmother. We will really miss you.
Margaret

Brenda McLain

August 29, 2013

Kathy.. you have now found comfort and peace in the arms of the Lord. God Bless and comfort the loved ones left behind. Uncle Bill.. know that her home is now in a glorious place.
Brenda McLain (Tyler, TX)

DEBRA PRICE

August 28, 2013

KATHY WAS SO DEAR AND PRECIOUS TO US HERE AT MMH, WE WILL MISS HER GREATLY AND THINK OF HER WITH LOVE. LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING HER SITTING WITH GOD.