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Obituary: Blackburn, Barbara I.

Sun., Feb. 3, 2013, midnight

Age 81


(Age 81) Passed away January 26, 2013 in Spokane, WA after a valiant battle of Alzheimer’s.

Barbara was born on October 22, 1931 in Spokane, the youngest of four of Frederick and Vivian Jones.

She was raised in Spokane and graduated from North Central High.

She was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers Fred, Gordon and Ken Jones.

She is survived by her husband Ted Blackburn of 61 years, sons, Dennis and Todd Blackburn, daughter-in-laws, Colette and Connie Blackburn, grandsons Eric and Sean Blackburn of Spokane, WA.

She retired from Gonzaga Prep of 25 years.

The family would like to thank Hospice and Cornerstone assisted living for helping in her final days.

At her request, no formal services will be held at this time.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Alzheimer’s Association.

Please visit Barbara’s tribute and leave a condolence at

Arrangements have been entrusted to:


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