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Eula Faye Blackburn

Eula Faye Blackburn, 88, of Mount Ida, Arkansas passed away Monday, February 3, 2020. She was born on July 24, 1931 in Sims, Arkansas, to the late Joseph Rowland Whisenhunt and Emma Sue Elder Whisenhunt. Faye is preceded in death by both her parents, husband; Charles Blackburn, brothers; Witt Whisenhunt, Woodrow Whisenhunt, Doyle Whisenhunt, sisters; Allie Vines, Lorene Vines, Clara Baker.

Faye is survived by her daughters; Sherry Robbins (Steve) and Kim Gornichec (Russell), son; Scott Blackburn (Abby), grandchildren; Halie Brakefield (Will), Russell Tackett, Chase Whittington, Malorie Tackett, Gabrielle Blackburn, great-grandchildren; Natalee Brakefield, Emilee Brakefield, and Makenzee Brakefield, and a host of other friends and family.

Visitation will be Friday, February 7th, 2020, 5 pm-7 pm at Thornton Funeral Home in Mount Ida, Arkansas. Service will be held Saturday, February 8th, 2020, 2pm, at Jesus Name Peace Tabernacle in Mount Ida, Arkansas, With Bro. David Whitmire officiating. Burial will be held following service at the church at Rocky Cemetery in Sims, Arkansas. Pallbearers are Russell Tackett, Chase Whittington, Will Breakfield, Doug Vines, Lanny Vines, Jimmy Vines, Gary Vines, Russell Whisenhunt. Honorary pallbearers are Rusty Tackett, Joe Whisenhunt, Gip Whisenhunt, Billy Whisenhunt . Arrangements were made under the direction of Thornton Funeral Home of Mount Ida, AR. Guest register at www.thorntonfh.com 

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