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Betty Inez (Triplett) Blackburn

January 28, 1928 ~ February 10, 2021 (age 93)

Obituary

Mrs. Betty Inez Triplett, age 93 of North Wilkesboro passed away Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at Westwood Hills Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. 

Funeral Services will be held 2:00 PM Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at Lewis Fork Baptist Church with Rev. Dwayne Andrews and Rev. Mark Wood officiating.  The family will receive friends from 12:45PM until 1:45 PM prior to the service. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The public may view Mrs. Blackburn Monday from 11:00 AM until 5:00 PM at Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home. 

Mrs. Blackburn was born January 28, 1928 in Wilkes County to Dewey Vine and Anna Lillian Whittington Triplett. She loved taking care of her family. She enjoyed painting, gardening, reading, and loved arts and crafts. She was an avid church member and loved her church family. 

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William Doyce Blackburn; three sisters, Lutrelle Greene, Edith Foster, and Geniva Brown; and a brother, Stuart Triplett. 

She is survived by four children, Danny Blackburn and wife Sandra of Wilkesboro, David Blackburn of Wilkesboro, Derrick Blackburn and wife Misty of Boomer, and Michael Blackburn and wife Judy of Wilkesboro; ten grandchildren, Jason, Jonah, Joel, Nathan, Aaron, Jessica, Coby, Luke, Sherry, and Samantha; fifteen  great grandchildren, Morgan, Noah, Dylan, Toree, Cora, Makynlie, Kasen, Connor, MJ, Austin, Logan, Josh, Bryson, Alexis, and Joshua; several nieces and nephews; and a sister Norma Jean Wood of Wilkesboro. 

Flowers will be accepted. 

Online condolences may be made at www.reinssturdivant.com

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Services

Public Viewing
Monday
February 15, 2021

11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Reins Sturdivant
270 Armory Road, P.O. Box 1428
Wilkesboro, NC 28659

Visitation
Tuesday
February 16, 2021

12:45 PM to 1:45 PM
Lewis Fork Baptist Church
395 Lewis Fork Church Road
Purlear, NC 28665

Funeral Service
Tuesday
February 16, 2021

2:00 PM
Lewis Fork Baptist Church
395 Lewis Fork Church Road
Purlear, NC 28665

Video is available for this event


Interment following funeral service
Tuesday
February 16, 2021

Lewis Fork Baptist Church Cemetery
395 Lewis Fork Church Road
Purlear, NC 28665

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