Mrs. Blackmon was born July 20, 1947, in Trion, GA, the daughter of Martha Bell Wilson Carpenter and the late William Carpenter. She was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Greg and Rodney Carpenter. She was a member of the East Trion Church of God. Mrs. Blackmon had worked at the Summerville Montesori School.
Survivors include her husband, Willie Blackmon, mother, Martha Carpenter, sons and daughters-in-law, Tim and Lisa Blackmon, Trion, GA, Jason and Misty Blackmon, Calhoun, GA, daughters and sons-in-law, Tracey and Stephen Sprayberry, Amber and Olin Woody, Summerville, GA, Mandie Dooley of Summerville, GA, and 12 Grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p. m. Sunday, April 11, 2010 at Mason Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jimmy Chasteen and Rev. Douglas Maxwell officiating. Burial will follow in West Hill Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Justin Yarbrough, Dexter Blackmon, Britt Carpenter, Zack Carpenter, Olin Woody, and Stephen Sprayberry. Honorary pallbearers will be Dawson Yarbrough, Tufton Blanks, and all Members of the East Trion Church of God.
Mrs. Blackmon will be in state at Mason Funeral Home and the family will receive friends from 7:00 until 9:00 p. m. Saturday.