Obituary – Eddie Belle Phillips Blackburn

Published 7:14 pm Monday, March 4, 2024

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Mrs. Eddie Belle Phillips Blackburn, 87, a resident of Georgiana, Alabama passed away at her residence on Saturday, March 2.

Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, March 6 beginning at 2 p.m. from Johnson Funeral Home with Brother Mike Phillips officiating and Johnson Funeral Home directing. Burial will follow Shackleville Cemetery, Georgiana. The family will begin receiving friends for visitation at 1 p.m. until service.

Mrs. Eddie Belle was born in Shackleville to Tommy and Annie Belle Phillips. Graduated from Greenville High School in 1954. She began her working career as a telephone operator at a local telephone company, where she worked until she began career as owner of  poultry business until she retired. She was a member of Shackleville Baptist Church.

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Mrs. Eddie Belle is preceded in death by her parents, Tommy and Annie Belle Phillips; sister, Lydia Ann Raybon; brother, Eugene Phillips.

Mrs. Eddie Belle is survived by her beloved husband of 67 years, Allen Blackburn, Georgiana, Al; children, Phil (Cathy) Blackburn, Kaye (Clay) Nolan, Keith (Teresa) Blackburn; sister, Sara Ellen Coudill; brother, Lloyd Phillips; 8 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren, and numerous of other extended family members.

Pallbearers will be Daniel Nolen, Reuben Godwin, Patton Gunter, Matt Blackburn, Blake Pilcher, Chad Phillips

In lieu of flowers, donations to Shackleville Cemetery Fund, 6085 S Shackleville Road, Georgiana 36033.