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Obituary: Johnice Blackwell, 86, of Nashville


C. Johnice Blackwell, 86, of Nashville, Ark., passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, in Nashville, Ark. She was born on Jan. 25, 1931 in Dierks, Ark., the daughter of the late John W. and Mattie Crisp Littlefield.

Mrs. Blackwell was a member of the First Baptist Church in Nashville.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Tony Blackwell, on Nov. 2, 1977, and a sister Virginia Littlefield Taylor.

Survivors include: two sons, Jim Blackwell and wife, Candy, of Nashville, Ark.; John Blackwell and wife, Kathy, of Lavaca, Ark.; one daughter, Mary Frankenberger and husband, Steve ,of Fayetteville, Ark.; four grandchildren, Marc Blackwell, Dr. Jeff Blackwell, Jason Frankenberger, and Amanda Geng; eight great grandchildren, and a number of friends.

Visitation was 1 p.m. until service time on Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017 at Latimer Funeral Home.

Funeral services were at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017 at the Latimer Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. David Blase and Bro. Kevin Sartin officiating. Burial followed in Dierks Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Arkansas, 1501 W. 10th Street, Little Rock, AR 72202

You may send an online sympathy message at Latimer Funeral Home.