JEFFERSON COUNTY ILLINOIS
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Carollyn Marie Blackwell
                                                                                              
Carollyn Marie Blackwell, 67, of Ina, passed away at 4 a.m. Friday, Oct. 4, 2013, 
one day after being married 49 years to her husband W. Loyd Blackwell of Ina.
She was born on April 23, 1946, in Mt. Vernon, the daughter of William "Willie" Lankford 
and Ruth (Page) Lankford.

Up to the time of her sickness, Carollyn was an avid gardener, quilter and loved working 
on family history. Carollyn was a loving wife, mother and grandmother, who will be sadly
missed by her two children: Skylynn and wife Tonya Blackwell of Mt. Vernon and Starlynn and 
husband Rick Edwards of Ina; and three beloved grandchildren, Colton Blackwell and River and 
Shadoe Edwards. She was laid to rest on Monday, Oct. 7, 2013, at Memorial Gardens with Brother Dale
Burzynski and the Rev. Hope Hutcheson officiating private services. Arrangements were entrusted to 
the care of Johnston’s Funeral Home in Ina

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