Sam Blackwell

GOULD — Sam “Eddie” Blackwell, 93 of Gould, Ark., member of First United Methodist Church, Gould, VFW, American Legion and Lions Club, retired crane operator died April 24, 2013.

Survivors; son, Richard Blackwell, Greenwood, Ark., step daughters, Myra Fletcher, Gould, Ark.; Mamie Stewart, Greenbrier, Ark.; three grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, nine step grandchildren and 21 step great-grandchildren and a dear friend Marie Swayze, Gould, Ark.

Visitation 5-7 p.m., Thursday, Funeral Home and funeral service held 2:00pm, Friday, April 26, 2013, Griffin Funeral Home Chapel, burial in Dark Corner Cemetery. Memorials: Methodist Children’s Home, Little Rock, Arkansas. Griffin Funeral Home, Dumas, in charge of arrangements.