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Obit: REBA BLACKBURN

Obit: REBA BLACKBURN

July 10th, 2019 in Obituaries

DeKALB, Texas—Reba Blackburn, 82, of DeKalb died Sunday, July 7, 2019, at her home. Mrs. Blackburn was born Sept. 3, 1936, in Lufkin, Texas. She was a homemaker and a member of Assembly of God Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. John Blackburn; one daughter, Brenda Schwab; and one granddaughter, Jennifer Crump. Survivors include one daughter, Judy Ann Blackburn of DeKalb; one brother, A.J. Johnson of Conroe, Texas; one sister, Yvonne McDonald of Lampe, Mo.; six grandchildren, Mickey Glover, Misty Roberson, Tiffany Cockrum, Tomi Crump, Michael Crump and Clay Schwab; and a number of other relatives. Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Bates Family Funeral Home with Robby Bates and Dwight Drake officiating. Burial will be in Hubbard Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Online registration is at batesfamilyfuneralhome.com.