REBA BLACKBURNJuly 10th, 2019
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.