By Kyle Lovern
August 4, 2013
Montrula Blackburn, 65 of Toler, Ky. passed away Friday, August 2, 2013 at the South Williamson Appalachian Regional Hospital.
She was born February 8, 1948 in Williamson, WV the daughter of the late Willard and Flossie McCoy Blackburn. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Conrad “Rod” Blackburn and a sister, Brenda Gail Hackney.
She retired as a secretary in the dietary department of the Appalachian Regional Hospital; a former treasurer of the Appalachian Regional Hospital Local Union and she attended the Belfry Freewill Baptist Church.
Survivors include two sisters, Patricia “Patti” (Travis) Roberts of Burnwell, KY and Darlene Stanley of Hardy, KY; sister-in-law, Donetta Blackburn of Burnwell, KY; niece, Melissa Hinkle of TN; four nephews, Chad Hackney of Huddy, KY, Justin Roberts of Kenova, WV, Tyler Blackburn of Williamson, WV and Wesley Blackburn of Burnwell, KY and a host of other family and friends.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, August 7, 2013 at 11 AM in the R. E. Rogers Funeral Home Chapel with Buddy Kendrick officiating. Burial will follow in the Mountain View Memory Gardens, Huddy, Ky. with family and friends serving as pallbearers. R. E. Rogers Funeral Home of Belfry is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at www.rerogersfuneralhome.com.