Wilma Blackwell

Wednesday, July 27, 2005

Wilma Blackwell, 59, of Harrisburg died Wednesday, July 13, 2005, at NEA Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born at Joiner, she was a homemaker.

Survivors include her husband, William "Bud" Jackson of Harrisburg; two daughters, Dorie Catherine Lee Blackwell and Barbie L. Blackwell, both of Harrisburg; three brothers, James Mofield of Keiser, Charlie Mofield of Wilson and Junior Mofield of Manila; six sisters, Betty Foster of Osceola, Debbie Barnes of Manila, Judy Smith of Wynne, Kathy Stalcup of DeQueen, Wanda McBride of Wilson and Sharon Sparks of Joiner; and four grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, James Clyde Blackwell; her parents, Hermon and Leona Mofield; and a daughter.

A graveside service was held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Harrisburg Memorial Park. Langford Bookout Funeral Home of Jonesboro was in charge of arrangements.