Mrs. Vertie M. Blackburn: Obituary


Mrs. Vertie M. Blackburn, age 74, of Blue Ridge, passed away August 23, 2014 at her residence. Mrs. Blackburn was born August 31, 1939 in Jonesboro, ME, to Mrs. Elsie Schencks. A member of the First Baptist Church of Epworth, GA. She was preceded in death by her husband Robert L. Blackburn and son, Robert J. Blackburn.

She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother.

Survivors include: daughter & son-in-law, Susan (Michael) Walker, grandchildren, K. Cole Glover, Casie (Matthew) Classey, Amber (Kevin) Breedlove & Courtney Blackburn. One great grandchild, Tucker Breedlove.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday August 26, 2014 at 11:00AM from the Henry-Cochran funeral home of Blue Ridge GA, with the Dr. Tom Jordan officiating. Interment of cremains will follow at 2:00PM in the Georgia National Cemetery, Canton, GA.

Arrangements entrusted to Henry-Cochran Funeral Home of Blue Ridge, GA.

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