Larry Dean Blackwell, Sr.

January 3, 1947 - November 20, 2014
Larry Dean Blackwell, Sr.

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Larry Dean Blackwell Sr., 67 of Edneyville, died Thursday, November 20, 2014 at the Elizabeth House following a short illness.

Having lived most of his life in Henderson County, he was the son of the late Katie Phillips. Larry is also preceded in death by his sister, Dorothy Chumley. He was of the Baptist faith, and dearly enjoyed playing with his grandchildren.

He is survived by his loving wife of 48 years, Beverly Jeanne Freeman Blackwell; four children, Tina Blackwell Matthews and her husband Jody, Tracy Blackwell Hill and her husband Bobby, Larry Dean Blackwell, Jr. and his wife Renita all of Fruitland, and Joshua Freeman Blackwell and his wife Amanda of Edneyville; a step-father, Lewis Phillips of Pea Ridge; 12 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; a sister, Martha Smith and her husband Tom of Pea Ridge; a brother Jeffrey Phillips and his wife Susie of TN; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held at 3:00 PM on Sunday, November 23, 2014 at St. Paul Community Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at In Jesus Name Church on Saturday, November 22, 2014.

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  • November 21, 2014
    Debbie from Winston says:
    I was sorry to hear of Larry's passing. My prayers, thoughts and sincere sympathy are with each of you during this sad time.

  • November 22, 2014
    Sheila Barnette Pegg says:
    So sorry for your loss. Loved to listen to him talk. He was a fun sweet person. Everyone is in my thoughts and prayers.

  • November 22, 2014
    Mart says:
    Oh how I will miss you my dear brother. I have always loved you but like so many I failed to tell you. Rest in peace! No more pain and suffering for you, only the ones who are left behind.

  • November 23, 2014
    Jerry Freeman says:
    Jeanne, just heard about Larry this morning. I am so sorry for you and all your family. I will keep all of you in my prayers. May God be with you.

  • November 23, 2014
    gail laughter says:
    jean,Tina, Tracy, and Joch we are so sorry to hear of the passing of your father & Husband out thoughts and prayers are with you in this time of sorrow.. Sincerely Charles "Bud" & Gail Laughter