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Mary Blackford


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Mary Blackford, nee Benson, Pacific, 92, passed away Wednesday, April 25, 2018.

Mary was born Sept. 18, 1925, in Webster County, Ky., to Guy Benson and wife Ellen, nee Johnson. Mary was a member of Allenton Heights Baptist Church and retired from the Chrysler Corporation after 32 years of service.

Mary is survived by her husband, Cecil Blackford. In addition to her husband, Cecil, Mary is survived by one daughter, Betty Jo Steimle and husband Marvin; one daughter-inlaw, Tonya Hall; one son-in-law, Patrick Kapustka; one stepson, Ricky Blackford; six grandchildren, Guy, Joe, Michael, Christian, Darren and Noah; 16 great-grandchildren, Guy, Jordyn, Allen, Mandy, Patrick, Mycala, Ian, Evan, Darlene, Jaimee, Jarrett, Ethan, Crystal, Damian, Liam and Savannah; and 14 great-great-grandchildren, Lesa, Avery, Joel, Benjamin, Brayden, Josh, Bailey, Jordan, Jayden, Alex, Camdan, Renlee, Guy Michael III and Milly.

She was preceded in death by two daughters, Carlene Cox and Marlene Kapustka; one son, Edward Hall; two grandsons, Duane Cox and Randy Glass; one granddaughter, Patricia Tindall; her parents; and nine brothers and sisters.

Visitation was held Sunday, April 29, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Bell Funeral Home, Pacific.

Funeral services were held Monday, April 30, at 11 a.m. at the funeral home, with the Rev. Earlwood Towne officiating.

Interment was in Sunset Memorial Cemetery, Pacific.

Arrangements were in care of Bell Funeral Home, Pacific.
Published in The Missourian on May 12, 2018
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