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Obituaries

Naomi Jane (Correll) Blackwell, 90, of Hoopeston, passed away at 1:06 a.m. Saturday, December 22, 2018, at Accolade Healthcare of Paxton.

Mrs. Blackwell was born on July 9, 1928, the daughter of Valmer “Bud” and Muriel (Andrews) Correll.  She married Harold C. Blackwell on August 31, 1990, at Prairie Green Township Church.  He survives.

She is also survived by her daughter- Dorothy (Robert Jr.) Rickart of Hoopeston; two granddaughters- Deana L. Correll Hurt and Julie Rosebraugh-Brown; great-grandson- Shawn M. Hurt; sister- Vonna M Finley of Danville; sisters-in-law- Joyce W. Correll of Goldsboro, North Carolina and Carol Marez; brother and sister-in-law- Lloyd and Marsha Blackwell; brother and sister-in-law- Steve and Barb Blackwell.

She was preceded in death by her parents, sister- Edna (Correll) Albright and brother- Richard “Dick” Dean Correll.

Mrs. Blackwell worked at CBS and Stokleys for several years, until her retirement.  She enjoyed doing embroidery.

According to her wishes cremation rites have been accorded and a burial will be held at a later date at Partlow Cemetery, in Armstrong.  The family has entrusted the Blurton Funeral Home to assist them in honoring Mrs. Blackwell’s life.  Memories or photos may be shared with the family on her everlasting memorial page at:  www.BlurtonFuneralHomes.com.

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