2016-02-13 / Obituaries

Shirley B. Blackburn

Shirley B. Blackburn, 81, of Emporium, died Feb. 6, 2016, at her residence. She was born in Cressona, a daughter of William and Alice Morrell Brown. In 1955, in Schuylkill Haven, she married Joseph M. Blackburn, MD. Shirley was a graduate of Jefferson Hospital School of Nursing in Philadelphia. Among survivors are her husband; two daughters, Leslie Blackburn of Ferryville and Sharon Blackburn of Wilton, N.H.; one son, Joseph Blackburn of Ambler, and 6 grandchildren. Barnett Funeral Home handled arrangements. Burial was in Sanford Cemetery, Truman.

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