J.B. Blackmon, 71, of Grove Hill died Jan. 31, 2009.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Blackmon, Grove Hill; two sons, Ronald Blackmon, James Gregg Blackmon, both of Mobile; two step-sons, Carl Beck Jr., Terry Beck, both of Jackson; one step-daughter, Carolyn Harrell, Antioch; 15 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren.
The service was Feb. 3 at 2 p.m. at Sunflower United Methodist Church. Burial was in the Harris Cemetery in Sunflower. Lathan Funeral Home of Jackson directed.