Elizabeth Ann Blackburn


Elizabeth Ann Blackburn, age 84, passed away Tuesday, May 23, 2023, in Springfield, Ohio. She was born December 9, 1938, to the late Clarence and Frances Marie “Duhl” Linton in Jackson, Ohio.

Elizabeth loved walking and enjoyed country music.

She is survived by her children: Brenda (Tony) Ball, Donna Blackburn, Janet (Bill) Legg, Rusty (Cindy)  Blackburn, Gloria Blackburn and Brian Blackburn; brothers: Bill, Corky Sprouse, Roger Angus and Eddie Runyan; sisters: Margaret McCumber, Thelma Hemrick, Sis and Petey; as well as several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Besides her parents, Elizabeth was preceded in death by her late husband, Russell Blackburn; long-time companion, Melvin Foster; children: Debbie Boysel and Timothy Blackburn; and brothers: Charles and Gene.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 28, 2023, at the Mayhew-Brown Funeral Home with burial to follow in Mount Nebo Cemetery. The family will receive friends two hours prior to the service from 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. at the Mayhew-Brown Funeral Home. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.mayhew-brownfuneralhome.com.