Marjorie M. Blackburn

Marjorie M. Moore Blackburn

88 of Greenwood passed away Sunday at her residence. She was born November 19, 1923 in Bicknell, Indiana to Maurice and Emma Blanche (Meade) Moore. She married Redford C. Blackburn on March 7, 1944 in Indianapolis; he preceded her in death on March 20, 1988, and her son Gordon Redford Blackburn on May 10, 1991. She had been a secretary for Ford Wire for several years. She was a member of the Pointe Church in Greenwood and had been a Sunday school teacher for over sixty years at various churches. Survivors include her son Stephen Blackburn (Sally) of Indianapolis, daughter Darla Elliott (Chuck) of Greenwood, four grandchildren Lori Ewoldt of Speedway, Stephen Adams (Dawn) of Fishers, Michelle Lenz (Ryan) of Savannah, Georgia, and Joshua Blackburn (Jenny) of Indianapolis, fifteen great grandchildren, and two great great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents.

The Reverend Steve Rhoades and assisted by the Reverend Doug Bohall will conduct a service Saturday at 12 Noon at Sanctuary Community Church 415 West Smith Valley Road Greenwood. Friends may call Friday from 4-8PM at Swartz Family Community Mortuary 300 South U.S. 31 (Morton Street) in Franklin and Saturday from 11AM till service time at the church. Entombment will be in Floral Park Cemetery in Indianapolis. The family request in lieu of flowers memorial contributions be made to the Pointe Church, the church she loved so much 835 West Worthsville Road Greenwood, Indiana 46143 or the Riley Children's Foundation 30 South Meridian Street Suite 200 Indianapolis, Indiana 46204-3509. Online condolences may be sent to the family at

http://www.swartzmortuary.com. Information 317-738-0202.

Funeral Home

Swartz Family Community Mortuary
300 South Morton Street Franklin, IN 46131
(317) 738-0202

Published in the The Indianapolis Star on Nov. 8, 2012