Virginia K. Blackmon, 61, entered into eternal life on Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at home. She fought a good fight. She was born in New Orleans, Louisiana on June 25, 1958. She was the daughter of the late George Stevenson and Marie Bierria Patton. A loving and devoted wife to Louis W. Blackmon, Sr. A devoted and loving mother to Khisha Sheppard (Fredricka), Kynisha Patton, Antionette Patton (Erby), and the late Louis W. Blackmon, Jr., Michelle Blackmon and Tiffany Turner. She was adored by her 23 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren. A loving sister to Cheryl Bell, Sandra Kirton, Deborah Patton, Kerry Patton, Carl Patton, David Patton, Corey Stevenson and the late Laverne, Doreen, Cynthia, George, Nathaniel Patton, Leo Ivory, Eric Patton. She was also survived by a host of nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends. A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, March 28, 2020 at Majestic Mortuary, 1833 Oretha C. Haley Blvd. (Due to the growing concerns of the COVID-19, gathering limitations of no more than 10 people allowed). Interment in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Professional Arrangements entrusted to Majestic Mortuary (504) 523-5872.
Published in The Times-Picayune from Mar. 25 to Mar. 28, 2020.