Phillip Henderson Blackwell, 46, of Texarkana, Texas, died Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012, at his home.

Mr. Blackwell was born April 22, 1966, in Texarkana. He was an employee of Malone Concrete, a self-employed contractor and member of Temple of Truth Community Ministries where he served as deacon and finance committee chairman.

Survivors include his wife, Katrina Wren Blackwell; three sons, Tarshundrick Wren, Phillip Blackwell Jr. and Devorian Blackwell of Texarkana; one daughter, Fakeshia Blackwell of Texarkana; his mother, Mary L. Blackwell of Texarkana; five brothers, Gary Blackwell, Clarence Blackwell and Richard Blackwell of Texarkana, Louis Blackwell of Fort Worth, Texas, and William E. Blackwell of Austin; seven sisters, Barbara Blackwell, Linda Madlock, Felecia Bell, Stephanie Nelson and Sandra Runnels of Texarkana, Patricia Blackwell of Euless, Texas, and Irma Blackwell of Austin; three grandchildren; and a number of other relatives.

Services will be noon Saturday at Holy Temple COGIC with the Rev. R.J. Blackwell, Dr. R. Hannah and Elder D.R. Madlock officiating. Burial will be in Chapelwood Memorial Gardens under direction of Richardson-Hill Funeral Home.

Visitation will be 5:15 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. today at the funeral home.

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Published: 08/31/2012