Jean Wiseman Blackburn (2018-11-19 17:18:23)

Jean Wiseman Blackburn, age 83, of Newland, North Carolina passed away on Thursday, November 15, 2018 at Charles A.Cannon Memorial Hospital in Linville, NC.

She was born on August 23, 1935 in Mitchell County, North Carolina, a daughter of the late Joe Wiseman and Nell Hicks.

She was preceded in death by her Parents, her Husband, Kyle Blackburn; Daughter, Lynnette Blackburn; Son, Kenneth Blackburn; Grandson, Mark Blackburn; Sister, Ada Taylor.

She was a Member of Emmanuel Baptist Church. She enjoyed spending time with her family, reading and listening to Gospel Music.

Jean leaves behind to cherish her memory her Son, Robert Blackburn of Newland, NC, Daughter, Ruth (Claude) Buchanan of Newland, NC, Son, Glenn Blackburn of Roan Mountain, TN, Son, Dana (Lisa) Blackburn of Hampton, TN. Five Grandchildren: Crystal, Beth, Justin, Kelli and Kim; Seven Great-Grandchildren: Gracie, Kayden, Isaac, Mattie, Jacob, Josh and Hali; Three Great-Great Grandchildren: Hadlee, Rylee, and Adalyn; Nine Sisters, Betty Pendley of Marion, NC, Arlene Huskins of Spruce Pine, NC, Irene Wiseman of Newland, NC, Christine Edwards of Spruce Pine, NC, Patty Mahan of Marion, NC, Judy McKinney of Marion, NC, Kathy Haney of Marion, NC, Zola Wiseman of Marion, NC, Brenda Jennings of Glenville, NC; Two Brothers, L.J. Wiseman of Marion, NC, and Dennis Wiseman of Marion, NC; two special nieces, Diane Clark and Michelle Potter.

Services for Jean Blackburn will be held on Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 7pm at Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home in Newland with Rev. Joe Ingham and Rev. Ronnie Trivette officiating.
The family will receive friends beginning at 5pm up until the service hour at 7pm on November 17, 2018 at Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home.
Interment will be in Daniels Cemetery at 2pm on Sunday, November 18, 2018.

The Blackburn Family would like to give a Special Thank You to the Rehab Department of Life Care Center in Banner Elk and the ICU at Watauga Medical Center.

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