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Linda Faye Blackmon

August 30, 1951 ~ October 13, 2019 (age 68)

Obituary

Age 68, Linda Faye Blackmon was born on August 30, 1951 to Clote and Rose McCullum (McCoy) in Soso, MS and was the second oldest of five children.  Linda Faye had a heart of gold and she loved her family and friends. She graduated from Joliet West High School.  She retired from Lucent Technology and also worked for Walmart.  She was a devoted member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church.

She transitioned to eternity while surrounded by family on Sunday, October 13, 2019.

Linda is preceded in death by her parents, Clote and Rose McCullum and her baby sister, Karen Walker.

She leaves to celebrate her life; her two children, Veronica D. Blackmon and Patrick J. Blackmon and their father, Jerome Blackmon. Linda was a devoted grandmother and great-grandmother to Cheonte Blackmon, Darvez Parrott, Mekhi Carr, Chantz Blackmon, Katrell Graham, Jr., and Keonte Graham.; siblings, Robert (Jaqueline) McCullum of Peoria IL, Wanda (David, deceased) Hill, Debra McCullum, both of Joliet IL; aunts, Alice Evans, Helen Edwards of Joliet IL; uncle, Charles (Edna) Cooley of Memphis, TN; brother-in-law, Darwin Walker of Joliet IL. Linda also leaves a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends to cherish her memory and legacy.  

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Services

Visitation
Sunday
October 27, 2019

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Mt. Zion Baptist Church
402 Singleton Place
Joliet, Illinois 60436

Funeral Service
Sunday
October 27, 2019

6:00 PM
Mt. Zion Baptist Church
402 Singleton Place
Joliet, Illinois 60436

Interment
Monday
October 28, 2019

10:00 AM
Elmhurst Cemetery
1212 East Washington Street
Joliet, Illinois 60433

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