Jim Blackburn


Jim Blackburn, 65, Scott City, died Wednesday, March 12, 2014, at the Scott County Hospital.

Jim Blackburn, 65, Scott City, died Wednesday, March 12, 2014, at the Scott County Hospital.

Mr. Blackburn was born Sept. 18, 1948, in Guymon, Okla., to T.L. and Julia Larson Blackburn. He graduated from Kingston Oklahoma High School and married Anna Palmer in 1968. He worked many years on ranches.

He is survived by three sons, Jimmie Don Blackburn and Jon (J.W.) Blackburn, both of Dighton, and Justin Blackburn of Deweese, Neb.; three sisters, Darlene Brooks of Pampa, Texas, Bonnie Carson of Iowa Park, Texas, and Loretta Brown of Kismet; two brothers, Donald Blackburn of Balko, Okla.; and Jack Blackburn of Sun City, Ariz.; eight grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Mr. Blackburn is preceded in death by his parents.

Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Henson-Novak Funeral Home, 501 N.W. Fifth, Guymon, Okla.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the Guymon Church of the Nazarene, 2214 N. Sunset. Interment to follow at Elmhurst Cemetery. Memorials may be given to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation or your local volunteer fire department. Memorials may be sent to Henson-Novak Funeral Directors, P.O. Box 1306, Guymon, OK 73942.

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