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Rose Mae Blackburn

April 7, 1937 ~ May 30, 2019 (age 82)

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Obituary

SALEM – Rose Mae Blackburn, age 82, died at 9:07 a.m. Thursday, May 30, 2019 at Salem Regional Medical Center. She was born April 7, 1937 in Martin, Kentucky, the daughter of the late Andy and Julie (Hickman) Fitch.

Rose was a member of Damascus Friends Church – Salem Campus. Rose was a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother.

Survivors include her husband, Billy C. Blackburn whom she married October 1, 1955; three sons, Ronald Blackburn of Salem, George (Kay) Blackburn of Falkville AL, Billy R. (Melissa) Blackburn of Salem; daughter, Sandy (Gary) Colian of Salem; two brothers, Jess (Berneda) Fitch of Salem and Virgil Fitch of Surfside, SC; 11 grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.

Besides her parents, two sons, Donald and Andy D. Blackburn; a sister, Opal Fitch and four brothers, Taylor, Johnny, Rush and Gordon Fitch preceded her in death.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at Stark Memorial Funeral Home with Pastor William Fish officiating. Calling hours will be held from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Monday, June 3, 2019 at the funeral home. Burial will be at Highland Memorial Park.

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Services

Visitation
Monday
June 3, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Stark Memorial
1014 East State Street
Salem, OH 44460

Funeral Service
Tuesday
June 4, 2019

11:00 AM
Stark Memorial
1014 East State Street
Salem, OH 44460

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