Virginia Blackmon

DUMAS — Mrs. Virginia Blackmon, 82 of Dumas, passed away Friday, December 28, 2012 at Delta Memorial Hospital.

Born July 15,1930 in Sherrill, she was a daughter of the late Benjamin and Gertrude (Pankey) Reid. She was a member of Redeem Temple C.O.G.I.C. in Grady.

Survivors include two sons, Eddie Blackmon and Ezell Brown both of Dumas; two daughters, Fannie Slater of Dumas, Betty Germany of West Helena; one sister, Pearl Day of Chicago, Ill.; 16 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services are scheduled for 11:00 a.m. Saturday, January 5, 2013 at Holy Temple C.O.G.I.C. in Dumas with Elder Bernard Slater, Sr. officiating. Burial will be in St. Paul Cemetery in Pickens by Brown Funeral Home of Dumas.

The body will lie in state from 10:15 a.m. until time of service at the church.