Violet Louise Miles Blackburn, age 87, of Pulaski, Va., died Thursday morning, March 27, 2014 at Carrington Place in Wytheville. She was born Nov. 11, 1926 and was the daughter of the late Ethel Whitlock Miles and Luther Miles. She was a graduate of the Pulaski High School, class of 1944, was a long-time member of the Aldersgate United Methodist Church, and was employed for many years as a medical secretary for Pulaski Community Hospital. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John Allison Blackburn, who died in 1999. They were proudly married on Feb. 12, 1953.
She is survived by a son, David Allen Blackburn of Denver, Colo.; granddaughters, Emily Anne Bohn and her husband John Bohn, II of Eden Prairie, Minn., and Jennifer Laws Larimore of Wexford, Pa., and their mother, Amy MacNeil of Wexford, Pa., along with her very special friends, Stanley and Irene Frost of Pulaski, Va. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, March 29, 2014 at Seagle Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Oakwood Cemetery.
The family will receive friends on Saturday at the funeral home from 10 to 11 a.m. service time.
Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.seaglefuneralhome.com.
Arrangements by Seagle Funeral Home, Pulaski, Va., 540-980-1700.