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1302 Seventh Street
Wilson, OK 73463
Phone: (580) 668-2426
Fax: (580)-701-2576
Patsy  Blackburn

Patsy Ruth Blackburn (Hendrix)

Wednesday, February 26th, 1936 - Tuesday, April 20th, 2021
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Wilson -Patsy Ruth (Hendrix) Blackburn, of Wilson, departed this life on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 in Mercy Hospital in Oklahoma City, OK. at the age of 85 years, 1 month, and 25 days. Graveside Services are scheduled for 2:00 P.M. Saturday, April 24, 2021 at Hewitt Cemetery in Wilson with Rev. Jason Williams officiating. Services are under the direction and care of Alexander Gray Funeral Home in Wilson.

Patsy was born on February 26, 1936 in Wilson, Ok to the late Mr. William Otis Hendrix and Mrs. Juanita (Marutzky) Hendrix.

Patsy was born and raised in this area. She had remained in the Wilson area her entire life. She attended Wilson Public Schools. Patsy married Mr. Dwain Benson Blackburn on March 25, 1954. Patsy was a devoted homemaker and mother. She loved quilting, sewing, and knitting. Her and Dwain enjoyed square dancing and she would make most of their outfits. Patsy also loved her peacocks and hummingbirds. Dwain preceded her in death on March 2, 2018.

Also preceding her in death is her parents; daughter, Glenda Elaine Blackburn; and two brothers, Haskell and Kenneth Hendrix.

Patsy is survived by her son, David Blackburn and wife Pam of Wilson; grandchildren, Christopher Dale Blackburn, Kara Ann Burden and husband J.D. and Daniel Dylan Harvey; great grandchildren, Lexis Rae Ann Hicks, Christopher Shawn Ryne Hicks, Bentley Faith Hicks, Daniel Paul Harvey, Dwain Dylan Harvey, and Glenda Rene Harvey; numerous other relatives and friends.

Serving as casket bearers will be Chris Blackburn, Jammy Shaw, Kara Burden, J.D. Burden, Dylan Harvey, and Kyle Hacker.

Honorary casket bearers will be Lexis Hicks, Christopher Hicks, Bentley Hicks, Daniel Harvey, Dwain Harvey and Glenda Harvey.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 P.M. to 7:00P.M. on Friday at Alexander Gray Funeral Home in Wilson.

Online condolences can be made at alexanderfuneralhome.org.
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  • Visitation

    Friday, April 23rd, 2021 | 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    When
    Friday, April 23rd, 2021 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Location
    Alexander Funeral Homes@ Wilson, Oklahoma
    Address
    WILSON, OK
  • Service

    Saturday, April 24th, 2021 | 2:00pm
    When
    Saturday, April 24th, 2021 2:00pm
    Location
    Hewitt Cemetery
    Address
    Hewitt Road
    WILSON, OK 73463
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    Officiant
    Rev. Jason Williams
  • Interment

    Location
    Hewitt Cemetery
    Address
    Hewitt Road
    WILSON, OK 73463
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Carol Watkins

Posted at 11:23pm
Used to have coffee with her and other ladies at the old Haynes's Cafe in the mornings around 7-9 AM around 1987. Got to where I was close to some of them. Being back in Wilson I miss them all. My prayers are with the family.
CW

Charles Walker

Posted at 01:20pm
Many years ago when Patsy was about 4 or 5 and I was about 5 or 6 the Hendrix family were neighbors to my family on nearby farms about 12 miles south of Wilson. Patsy and I were playmates during that time, as were my two older sisters and her two older brothers. On one occasion my mother and I were visiting Mrs. Hendrix and Patsy at their home. Patsy and I wandered off to a little dry creek nearby and got involved in playing with what we called doodle bugs--little bugs that burrow themselves in the sand and flick grains of sand up in such a way as to create an inverted cone. When an ant or other small insect wandered into that cone the doodle bug would flick up more grains of sand to cause the ant to slide to the bottom, at which point the doodle bug would latch on and drag the ant under, to his demise. Patsy and I were involved in this activity for quite some time, not knowing that our mothers were frantically looking for us, and concerned about the possibility that we had gone to a pond that was a short distance away (or tank as we called it then).

Too soon the Hendrix family moved away and I never saw my little playmate again. But, after all these years, I've not forgotten her. To all those who loved her I send my condolences.

Charles Walker, Asheville, North Carolina
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