2008-07-24 / Obituaries


Wilda Overstreet Blackmon, 74, of Jackson died July 19, 2008 at her residence.

She was born Jan. 18, 1934. She was a member of Stave Creek Baptist Church. She was a retired seamstress for Vanity Fair Mills.

Survivors incude her husband, Ollie Blackmon, Jackson; two daughters, Mary Blackmon (Bill) Taylor, Elayne Blackmon Thompson, all of Jackson; one brother, Armond Overstreet, Arizona; two sisters, Grace Overstreet Odom, Jackson, Rose Overstreet Westgate, Diamond Head, Miss.; four grandchildren; five greatgrandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Wendy Blackmon Stewart.

The service was July 21 at 10:30 a.m. at Stave Creek Baptist Church in Jackson. Burial was in the Stave Creek Baptist Church Cemetery. Lathan Funeral Home of Jackson directed.

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