Mrs. Shirley Faye Blackman, 73, of Blountstown, passed away Wednesday, September 16, 2009, in Panama City.
Mrs. Blackman was born on April 18, 1936, in Blountstown and had lived here all of her life. She was a homemaker and a member of the Chipola Community Church.
Shirley was preceded in death by her parents, Early and Fannie May Sapp, and her husband, Andrew Blackman.
Survivors include six children, Joyce Bruce and her husband, Pete, of Marrero, LA, Linda Tamayo and her husband, Harlen, of Gretna, LA, Wanda Miles and her husband, Chester, of Port St. Joe, Freddie Brown and his wife, Yvonne, of Downing, MO, Macy Lee and her husband, Mark, of Robertsdale, AL, Richard Blackman and his wife, Apryl, of St. Marys, GA; one brother, Joseph Sapp, and his wife, Gwen, of Blountstown; seven sisters, Luquita Whitfield and her husband, Eddie, of Ashford, AL, Martha Jean Burch and her husband, Jack, of Texas, Elizabeth Brake and her husband, Donald, of Mexico Beach, Lynell Tucker of Blountstown, Agnes Loretta Cole and her husband, James, of Altha, Linda Darlene Linton and her husband, Frank, of Wewahitchka; 11 grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Saturday, September 19, at 11:00 a.. (CT) at Peavy Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Michael Morris officiating. Interment followed in the Mt. Olive Cemetery in Altha.
All arrangements were under the direction of Marlon Peavy at Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown (ph. 850-674-2266).