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In Memory of

Launia Blackburn

July 14, 1930 - September 14, 2016

Obituary


Blue Ridge Funeral Home



Beckley, WV





Launia J. Blackburn



Launia J. Blackburn of Beckley passed away on Wednesday, September 14, 2016. Born at Long Branch, she was the daughter of the late Harry and Carrie Sweeney. Launia was preceded in death by her husband, Fred L. Blackburn, Sr. and son, Fred L. Blackburn, Jr.



Those left to cherish her memories include one grandson, Jeffrey L. Blackburn and wife, Shelley; two great-grandchildren, Kailee and Cody Blackburn of Beaver; daughter-in-law, Helen J. Blackburn of Beckley; brother, Bobby Sweeney...

Blue Ridge Funeral Home



Beckley, WV





Launia J. Blackburn



Launia J. Blackburn of Beckley passed away on Wednesday, September 14, 2016. Born at Long Branch, she was the daughter of the late Harry and Carrie Sweeney. Launia was preceded in death by her husband, Fred L. Blackburn, Sr. and son, Fred L. Blackburn, Jr.



Those left to cherish her memories include one grandson, Jeffrey L. Blackburn and wife, Shelley; two great-grandchildren, Kailee and Cody Blackburn of Beaver; daughter-in-law, Helen J. Blackburn of Beckley; brother, Bobby Sweeney and wife, Arleatha of China Groove, NC.



Launia graduated from Mount Hope High School and graduated from University of Morris Harvey with a Bachelors Degree in education. After graduation Launia was employed as a teacher in the Raleigh County School System, teaching at Slab Fork, Bradley and Ghent until her retirement. She attended Calloway Heights Baptist Church.



According to her wishes there will be no visitation. Graveside rites and a private committal service will be held at Mausoleum # 1 on Saturday, September 17, 2016 at 2:00 pm for family and very close friends.



Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.blueridgefuneralhome.com