EDEN Josephine (Jo) Elizabeth Eubanks Blackburn, 89 of 1134 Manning Street, passed away Tuesday morning January 22, 2013 at Morehead Memorial Hospital.
A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Thursday at First Baptist Church of Eden with burial to follow at Ridgeview Memorial Gardens.
Jo was born in Reidsville on November 1, 1923, daughter of the late John W. Eubanks and Emma Page Eubanks. She was a devoted member of First Baptist Church and a graduate of Leaksville High School Class of 1940. She was a retiree of E.I. DuPont Inc. of Martinsville.
She was preceded in death by her husband Jack G. Blackburn and her three brothers, J.W. Eubanks II, Leon Eubanks and Vernon (Buddy) Eubanks.
Surviving is her son Jerry Blackburn and Lurae Albert of Eden; grandson, Christopher Blackburn and Sarah Keith of Greensboro and many nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday evening at Fair Funeral Home from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. and other times at her home.
Memorial donations may be made to First Baptist Church, 533 Greenwood Street, Eden, NC 27288.
Online condolences to www.fairfuneralhome.com