Mr. George Elgin Blackmon, age 77, of Trion, GA passed away Tuesday, September 21, 2010 at his residence.

Mr. Blackmon was born January 17, 1933 in Trion, GA the son of the late James Harper Blackmon, Sr. and Lily D. Ingram Blackmon. He was retired from Mt. Vernon Mills. Other than his parents, Mr. Blackmon was preceded in death by brothers, Alvin Blackmon, Thomas Blackmon, and Jr. Blackmon; brothers-in-law, Charles Walker Peppers and Chester Blackmon.

Survivors include his wife, Balma Faye Jenkins Blackmon; children, Karen Lynn Blackmon, George Lamar Blackmon, Jeffery Lorne and wife, Wendy Blackmon; sisters, Ruby Reed, Jeanette Peppers, Bonnie Blackmon, and Shirley Kiser; brothers, James Blackmon, Johnny Blackmon, Ricky Blackmon; grandchildren, Andrea Hixon, Shannon Schoenfeld, Megan Causey, Josh Blackmon, Shae Blackmon, Taylor Blackmon, Bryan Blackmon, Amber Blackmon, Kenny Hogue, Tyler Hogue; and great grandchildren, Chance Hixon, Garrett Schoenfeld, Cassidy Hixon, Gabrielle Schoenfeld, Kaden Causey, and Kara Causey.

Funeral services will be held at 12:00 noon on Friday, September 24, 2010 at Mason Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. John Mann officiating. Burial will follow in Chickamauga Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Michael Bell, Jason Blackmon, Jeremy Blackmon, Chad Blackmon, and Jimmy Westbrooks.

Mr. Blackmon will be in state at Mason Funeral Home and the family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 p. m. Thursday, September 23, 2010