Guy Blackburn


VINA, AL – Guy Blackburn, 84, died Friday, August 16, 2019, at Southern Magnolia Estates in Golden, MS. He was born in Franklin County, AL to Arthur Lee and Floy Idell Thorne Blackburn.  He worked as a heavy equipment operator for TVA and was a member of Burnout Missionary Baptist Church.

Funeral services will be Monday, August 19, 11 a.m. at Burnout Missionary Baptist Church with Bro. Billy Nichols and Bro. Steve Lindsay officiating.  Burial will be in Burnout Cemetery.  Deaton Funeral Home, Red Bay, AL will be in charge of arrangements. 

He is survived by two daughters-Kim Cook (Mike) of Vina, AL and Edith Hand of Dora, AL; six grandchildren-Linc Hand, Tyann Harrison, Kristi Poss, Kayla Bowlin, Terry Blackburn and David Blackburn; eight-great-grandchildren; one sister-Clyneice Ledbetter and two brothers-Raymon Blackburn and Larry Blackburn.

He was preceded in death by his wife Sue Blackburn; his parents; three sons-David, Terry and Phillip Blackburn and two brothers-Noble and Barney Blackburn.

Pallbearers will be Mike Cook, Kenny Blackburn, Larry Blackburn, Hoytt Humphries, Gary Blackburn, Carl Holland, Michael Cook and Johnny Moore. Visitation will be Sunday, August 18, 6-8 p.m. at Deaton Funeral Home, Red Bay, AL and he will lie-in-state Monday from 9-11 a.m. at Burnout Missionary Baptist Church.