Mrs. Doris Jean Halcombe Blackwood, age 78, a resident of Dierks, Arkansas, died Wednesday, November 29, 2017 in Howard Memorial Hospital in Nashville, Arkansas.
She was born September 25, 1939 in Newhope, Arkansas. Mrs. Blackwood was an employee of Howard Manufacturing in Nashville for 26 years. She was the Activities director at the Sr. Citizen’s Center in Dierks and a member of the Westside Church of Christ.
Mrs. Blackwood was preceded in death by her husband Billie Austin Blackwood; and her parents, George Herbert and Gladys Hazel Rodgers Halcombe.
She is survived by a brother and sister-in-law, Hayes and Caroline Halcombe of Dierks; a sister, Jo Ellen Chesshir of Nashville; one niece, three nephews, and several great nieces and nephews.
Funeral services for Mrs. Blackwood will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, December 1, 2017 at the Westside Church of Christ in Dierks with Robert Peek officiating. Burial will follow in the Fellowship Cemetery under the direction of Wilkerson Funeral Home in Dierks.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 Thursday, November 30, 2017 at the chapel in Dierks.
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