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April 21, 1936 – March 2, 2024

Mrs. Eddie Belle Phillips Blackburn, 87, a resident of Georgiana, passed away at her resident on Saturday, March 2, 2024.

Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, March 6, beginning at 2 p.m. from Johnson Funeral Home with Brother Mike Phillips officiating and Johnson Funeral Home directing. Burial will follow Shackleville Cemetery, Georgiana. The family will begin receiving friends for visitation at 1 p.m. until service.

Mrs. Eddie Belle was born in Shackleville to Tommy and Annie Belle Phillips. She graduated from Greenville High School in 1954. She began her working career as a telephone operator at local telephone company where she worked until she began her own career as owner of poultry business until she retired. She was a member of Shackleville Baptist Church.

Mrs. Eddie Belle was preceded in death by her parents, Tommy and Annie Belle Phillips; sister, Lydia Ann Raybon; and brother, Eugene Phillips.

Mrs. Eddie Belle is survived by her beloved husband of 67 years, Allen Blackburn of Georgiana; children, Phil (Cathy) Blackburn, Kaye (Clay) Nolan, and Keith (Teresa) Blackburn; sister, Sara Ellen Coudill; brother, Lloyd Phillips; eight grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; and numerous of other extended family members.

Pallbearers were be Daniel Nolen, Reuben Godwin, Patton Gunter, Matt Blackburn, Blake Pilcher, and Chad Phillips

In lieu of flowers, make donations to Shackleville Cemetery Fund, 6085 S Shackleville Road, Georgiana, Alabama 36033.

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