Ruth Burkett Blackburn

Published 8:03 am Friday, June 29, 2012

Ruth Burkett Blackburn, 91, a resident of Fitzpatrick, Al died Tuesday, June 26, 2012. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Friday, June 29, 2012 at the Johnson Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Gil Barron officiating. Burial will follow in Providence Cemetery. Johnson Funeral Home of Georgiana, Al directing arrangements. Mrs. Blackburn was preceded in death by her Husband, Stephen Blackburn; Son in Law, Lester Raysin, Sisters, Ruby Black and Olia Anderson, Brothers, Ervin Burkett, Millard Burkett, Raymond Burkett, and A.V. Burkett; and Grandson, Steven Helms. Ms. Blackburn is survived by: her Daughter, Twynette Raysin, Fitzpatrick, Al; Sons, Nelson (Shirley) Blackburn, Greenville, Al, Lanny Blackburn, Fitzpatrick, Al, and Winston (Diane) Blackburn, Ft. Deposit, Al; Sister, Merle McKelvey, Greenville, Al; Brother, Winfred Burkett, Greenville, Al; Grand Children, Lisa Williams and Sherry Renfroe, both of Fitzpatrick, Al, Patricia Hulgan, Troy, Al, Tracy Salter, Georgiana, Al, Nancy Wright, Greenville, Al, Michael Blackburn, Prattville, Al, and Kenny Blackburn, Ft. Deposit, Al; and 9 Great Grand Children. Visitation will be Friday from 12:30 p.m. until 2 p.m. Online condolences may be made at

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