Myrta Lee


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Myrta Lee Blackwell

Jul 09 1923 - Oct 01 2007

Myrta Lee Blackwell, age 84, of Garland, Texas passed away October 1, 2007. She was born July 9, 1923, in Collin County, Texas to Charlie and Estee (Harben) Miller. She married Glenn Rivers Blackwell in Dallas, Texas; he preceded her in death on November 13, 1985. Myrta retired in 1985 as a head cashier for Tom Thumb and was of the Baptist faith. She is survived by her son, Robert Blackwell and his wife, Diana of Coppell, Texas; grandchildren, Nathaniel Blackwell and Lora Blackwell; sister, Thelma Christene Barrow; several nieces, nephews and a host of other family members and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents and sister, Charlene McGarrah. Funeral services will be held at 4:00 p.m., Friday, October 5, 2007, in the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel with Darwell Barrow officiating. Interment will follow at Ridgeview Memorial Park, Allen, Texas. The family will receive friends beginning at 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 3, 2007, at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home, Allen, Texas. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave., and Fl. 17, Chicago, Illinois 60601-7633 or to the charity of the donor’s choice.
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