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Janet Carolyn Blackburn

Janet Carolyn Blackburn, age 84, of Merriam Woods, Missouri, left this life June 14, 2019. She entered this life January 29, 1935, in Houston, Missouri, the daughter of Manuel and Myrtle (Cole) Dawson. Her parents have preceded her in death. She was joined in marriage July 9, 1954, to Edwin Asay Blackburn. Arrangements and cremation are under the

direction of Cremations of the Ozarks.



Janet was one who was always thinking of others. She made afghans to give to other people. Janet enjoyed cross stitching and doing crossword puzzles. Her life was simple but full and she will be remembered in the memories of the many she touched.


Janet is survived by her husband of 65 years, Edwin Blackburn of the home; son, Dennis (Diana Kay) Blackburn of Houston, Missouri; daughter, Nancy Carolyn Blackburn of Merriam Woods, Missouri; and grandson, Dustin Edwin Blackburn.


A celebration of Janet’s life is being held 2:00 p.m., July 2, 2019, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 224 Church Road, Branson, Missouri, with Bishop Ryan Sorensen officiating. A graveside service will be held 2:00 p.m., July 9, 2019, at the Oak Hill Cemetery in Houston, Missouri, with Bishop Jake Vonallmen officiating. Please send memorial contributions to Preferred Hospice at 5340 N Town Centre Dr., Ozark, Missouri 65721 or Point Lookout Nursing and Rehab at 11103 Historic Hwy 165, Hollister, Missouri 65672. To leave an online condolence, please visit www.cremationsoftheozarks.com.

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