Lula Mae Blackburn, 85, of Bealeton, went home to be with our Lord Jesus Christ on July 30, 2020, with family gathered at her bedside.
She was born February 28, 1935, in Bossevain, Va., to the late Arthur T. and Molly V. Dye.
She wed William H. Blackburn in Tazewell County on August 17, 1951, and they were married for 69 years. She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She worked as a homemaker and in the healthcare field for many years. She attended Elkwood Community Chapel in Elkwood, Va., with her husband who was the pastor. She loved to sing and praise God and was a light to everyone around her, always making sure everyone was taken care of.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by two daughters, Wilma and son-in-law Mark Hanna Sr. of Bealeton, and Doris and C.B. Helton of Lebanon Va.; two sons, William and daughter-in-law Jan Blackburn, and Roy Blackburn, all of Rixeyville; a brother, Oscar Dye of Lignum; 16 grandchildren, and numerous great and great-great grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, James H. Blackburn, and daughters Rosa Lee Blackburn, and Mary Mae Blackburn.
The service will be private. She will be laid to rest at Stonewall Memorial Gardens in Manassas. She was loved by family and friends and will be missed by all.
Condolences may be given at www.moserfuneralhome.com