Mary Emily Blackmon LUBBOCK-Mary Emily Blackmon, 74, of Lubbock took the hand of the Lord on Friday, July 19, 2013, and went to her eternal home. Chapel services for Mary will be at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, July 23, 2013, in Resthaven's Abbey Chapel with Dr. Keith Wiseman officiating. Burial will follow in Resthaven Memorial Park. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, July 22, at the funeral home. Mary was born on March 2, 1939, in Davidson, Okla., to Nute and Shine Barnett. She attended New Home High School with her husband, Leon Blackmon, graduating in 1957. She went on to attend Texas Women's University and Texas Tech. Mary and Leon were married in Lubbock on Aug. 16, 1958. She worked at American State Bank in Lubbock for 28 years. Mary is survived by her husband, Leon; two sons, Michael Blackmon and Tim Blackmon (Veronica); daughter, Amy Richmond (John); seven grandchildren; one great-grandson; and her brother, James Robert Barnett (Dorothy). Condolences may be offered at www.resthavenfuneralhome.com.
The Guest Book is expired.
Published in The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal on July 21, 2013