Franklin D. Blackwell1932 - 2011 (78 years)
Name Franklin D. Blackwell Birth 21 Nov 1932 Monarch, Marion Co, Arkansas, USA Gender Male Military 1950s Korea Corporal, US Army. Death 14 Aug 2011 Brookline Station, Greene Co, Missouri, USA
- Franklin D. Blackwell, 78, of Brookline, MO, passed away in the Veteran's Home at Mt. Vernon, MO, on August 14, 2011, after a long and lingering illness. He was born in Monarch, AR, on November 21, 1932, to Elnor and Elizabeth (Owen) Blackwell. On August 27, 1955, he married Cleta Lefevers of Yellville, Arkansas. D. received his BSE and MSE from the University of Central Arkansas and his ED Specialist from the University of Central Missouri. He served his country in the U.S. Army from 1953-61, and then became an Educator, Cattle Farmer, and Real Estate Builder and Broker. He was preceded in death by twin daughters; his parents; and a brother, Robert. D. is survived by his wife, Cleta; two sons, Mike and Mark Blackwell; a daughter, Michele and husband Joe Dickerson; eight grandchildren; a brother, Owen "Red", and a sister, Ellen, several nieces and nephews. Graveside services will be held at 12:00 noon, Tuesday, August 16, 2011, at the Layton Cemetery, Yellville, AR. Arrangements have been entrusted to Greenlawn Funeral Home East Springfield, MO. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations are made to Glendale Christian Church 2110 Blackmon Rd., Springfield, MO 65809.
Burial Layton Cemetery, Yellville, Marion Co, Arkansas, USA Franklin Dee & Cleta F. (Lefevers) Blackwell
Dee was the son of Robert Elnor & Elizabeth Mary (Owen) Blackwell.
Franklin D. Blackwell
Corporal, US Army
Person ID I41410 My Genealogy Last Modified 21 May 2022
Father Robert Elnor Blackwell, b. 12 Aug 1894, Marion Co, Arkansas, USA d. 19 Mar 1953, Harrison, Boone Co, Arkansas, USA (Age 58 years) Mother Elizabeth Mary Owen, b. 29 Mar 1907, Marion Co, Arkansas, USA d. 22 Sep 1999, Marion Co, Arkansas, USA (Age 92 years) Marriage 13 Jan 1932 Marion Co, Arkansas, USA Family ID F3531 Group Sheet | Family Chart
Family Cleta F. Lefevers, b. 1 Feb 1936, Marion Co, Arkansas, USA Marriage 27 Aug 1955 Marion Co, Arkansas, USA Children 1. Bobbie Dee Blackwell, b. 20 Apr 1957, Marion Co, Arkansas, USA d. 20 Apr 1957, Marion Co, Arkansas, USA (Age 0 years) 2. Karon Lee Blackwell, b. 20 Apr 1957, Marion Co, Arkansas, USA d. 20 Apr 1957, Marion Co, Arkansas, USA (Age 0 years) 3. Mike Blackwell 4. Mark Blackwell 5. Michelle Blackwell Family ID F16288 Group Sheet | Family Chart Last Modified 21 May 2022