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Demonra Blackwood

Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Demonra Norene Blackwood, 92, died Saturday, Aug. 9, 2008, at St. John's Mercy Hospital in Washington, Mo.

Born Aug. 24, 1915, in Walcott, Ark., daughter of the late Artie and Maude Wilcoxson, she was a member of the First Baptist Church in Senath, Mo.

On July 4, 1935, in Paragould, Ark., she married Troy Blackwood, who preceded her in death in June of 1982. She was also preceded in death by one brother, Mervle Rushing.

Survivors include one son, Gary Blackwood and wife, Mary, of Germantown, Tenn.; one daughter, Glenda Asher and husband, Gary, of Glencoe, Mo.; three grandchildren, Dan and Steve Asher and Ashley Gattozzi and six great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at 10 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 12, at the First Baptist Church in Senath with the Revs. Doug Clinton and Kevin Sullivan officiating.

Burial was in the Mt. Zion Cemetery at Walcott.

Pallbearers were Mike Masters, Jimmy Lloyd Crites, Larry Blackwood, John Raines and Dan and Steve Asher.

McDaniel Funeral Home of Senath was in charge of arrangements.