Margaret Ruth Blackwood

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Margaret Ruth Blackwood


Funeral for Margaret Ruth Blackwood, 84, of Decatur will be Friday, March 14, 2014, at 11 a.m. at Shelton Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Greg Allred officiating. The family will receive friends for one half hour prior to the service. Interment will be in Roselawn Cemetery.

Mrs. Blackwood died Wednesday, March 12, 2014, at her residence. She was born March 19, 1929, in Danville to John Wade Tomlinson and Myrtle Templeton Tomlinson.

She is survived by her loving husband, Herbert Hoover Blackwood; four daughters, Katrina Loper (Allen) of Tuscaloosa, Tracy Bromirski (Pete) of Decatur, Donna Monk (Gary) of Priceville and Dana Bisch (Tim) of Round Rock, Texas; one brother, Tommy Tomlinson (Sybile) of Danville; one sister, Jerri Clanton (Kenneth) of Decatur; seven grandchildren, Elizabeth, Olivia, Mark, Eric, Hannah, Matthew, and Lana; and many loving nephews and nieces.

Pallbearers will be Ronnie Blackwood, Mike Blackwood, Lynn Blackwood, Billy Blackwood, John Boger and Donnie Boger.

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Shelton Funeral Home
2105 Beltline Rd Sw Decatur, AL 35601
(256) 353-1620
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Published in the Decatur Daily on Mar. 13, 2014